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December 29, 2009

The Risks of Eye Injections

There are risks to every medical procedure. The risks of intravitreal injections are low, but include blindness from infection and possibly retinal detachment. How to safeguard against infection from intraocular injections.
February 7, 2010

"Top Ten" Retinal Eye Emergencies: Part II

The "Top Ten" of retinal emergencies is completed today. Topping the list is a type of retinal detachment. Cataract surgery can also lead to relative emergent situations. Remember, losing vision, from whatever cause, can be an "emergency."
February 22, 2010

Eye Surgery Can Blind

The risks of cataract surgery and retina eye surgery include blindness from infection or retinal detachment. The chances of these complications occurring are quite small.
March 27, 2013

Avastin Injection Recall

Only certain Avastin injections have been linked to severe, potentially blinding, infections. A single compounding pharmacy is at fault, not the Avastin.