intraocular injection

November 25, 2009

Shot in the Eye: Safe and…..Painless

Intraocular injections are commonly used to treat macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. anti-VEGF medications are useful and successful treatment for these eye diseases. More "injections" are expected as more medicines are developed.
December 14, 2009

Macugen: First anti-VEGF Eye Injection….so, Where's Waldo?

Macugen (pegaptanib) was the first anti-VEGF intraocular injection for the treatment of wet macular degeneration. How it works and a review of this novel retinal treatment for macular degeneration.
December 16, 2009

Lucentis: Another Shot in the Eye, Effective TX for ARMD

Lucentis is the second anti-VEGF drug FDA approved for the treatment of wet macular degeneration. It is an effective treatment for wet macular degeneration. The formulation differs from Macugen and Avastin as do the visual results.
December 18, 2009

"Cross My Heart, Hope to Die, Stick a Needle in My…"

Avastin, Lucentis and Macugen are effective treatments for wet macular degeneration. I prefer to using Avastin and begin treatment with a series of 3 injections. Other retina specialists practice similarly.