Verteporfin works by enhancing the eye's sensitivity to light. Verteporfin affects abnormal blood vessels in the eye. Verteporfin is used together with "photodynamic" laser light therapy to treat blood vessel disorders in the eye caused by macular degeneration and other eye diseases. Verteporfin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Visudyne is a medicine whose generic name is Verteporifin. Visudyne is a light activated drug that is used in a therapy that is known as photodynamic. Visudyne works by causing clot in the blood vessels of the eye. By this in turn decrease the damage that has already been done in the eye. Visudyne belongs to a class that is known as macular degeneration agents.