macular edema

January 22, 2010

"Mrs. Ozurdex" Does Not See Well

Treating patients with Central Retinal Vein Occlusions with Ozurdex is FDA approved. The visual results are probably not going to be as good as with BRVO, but there is still every reason to treat.
February 18, 2010

Macular Edema: So Many Types

There are many terms to describe swelling in macula. Usually the causes are diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration. Keeping the terms straight can be difficult.
March 3, 2010

Mr. Ozurdex's Vision is Sustained

Mr. and Mrs. Ozurdex return after each receiving Ozurdex sustained release systems for separate retinal vein occlusions. Their success seems to vary.
May 12, 2010

Combination Injections for Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic macular edema has usually been treated with laser. Intraocular steroid injections combined with anti-VEGF medications, such as Avastin, more vision is restored.