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Intravitreal injections 23/03/2013

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The intravitreal injection of different drugs is a procedure used to treat a range of ocular pathologies.

This technique consists of applying the drug via an injection into the eye. This is not a painful procedure for patients and allows different visual disorders to be treated, principally exudative age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and vascular problems of the retina, among others.


Related pathologies

· Diabetic macular oedema

· Vein occlusion

· Central serous choroidopathy

· Diabetic retinopathy

· Exudative or wet AMD

· Proliferative diabetic retinopathy

· Intraocular haemorrhage


Related procedures

· Retina scan

· Autofluorescence

· Optical coherence tomography

· Fluorescein angiography

· Visual field campimetry


Author

Dr. Jordi Monés, M.D., Ph.D.
COMB Medical license number: 22.838
Director
Doctor of Medicine and Surgery
Specialist in Ophthalmology
Specialist in Retina, Macula and Vitreorretinal

Last modified 15 October, 2018 - 15:45