TITLE

Silicone deposits in repackaged anti-VEGF may cause permanent IOP spikes

AUTHOR(S)
Kahook, Malik Y.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;2/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the occurrence of intraocular pressure (IOP) spikes of patients that receive intravitreal injections, wherein it is said that IOP spikes is due to the silicone oil deposits that leach from the repackage vials of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents.
ACCESSION #
86439025

 

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