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    Improving the accuracy and comfort of intravitreal injections

    Mainstay treatment requires accurate positioning, depth and angle of the injection needle

     

    References

    1.     Tailor R, Beasley R and Narendran N. Evaluation of patients’ experiences at different stages of the intravitreal injection procedure – what can be improved? Clin Ophthalmol. 2011;5;1499-1502.

    2.     Ghasemi K and Nguyen Q,D. (2013). Adverse events and complications associated with intravitreal injection of anti-VEGF agents: a review of the literature. Eye (Lond).2013;7;787-794.

    3.     Rossi E, Meyer CH, Magalhães O and Eid FM. Effect of Needle Type and Injection Technique on Pain Level and Vitreal Reflux in Intravitreal Injection. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2011.

    4.     American Academy of Ophthalmology. (2015). Intravitreal Injections.

    5.     Wilson ME and Scott AW. How to give intravitreal injections. Eyenet. 2013;45-46.

     

     

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