Steroid injection may benefit some patients with macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion

Bechtel, Bryan; Boyle, Erin L.; Hasson, Matt; Nale, Pat
January 2009
Ocular Surgery News;1/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on the potential of steroid injection to benefit some patients with macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion. It references a study published in the 2008 issue of "Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging." The researchers concluded that routine repeat injections at 4-month intervals for any persistent macular edema would have resulted in a more significant visual improvement in this patient population.


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