The procedure allows medication to be administered in the space behind the eye called the vitreous cavity. The procedure takes place in the in a clinic, surgery center or hospital, and any compounded medications that may be needed are prepared by our pharmacy with a prescription for each specific patient.
Intravitreal injections are used for several types of conditions.
- Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Retinal vein occlusion
- endophthalmitis infection
- Intravitreal antibiotics are needed to try and prevent loss of vision
Classes of drugs that are often used in intravitreal injections
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