An Intravitreal Injection is a shot of medicine into the eye. The inside of the eye is filled with a jelly-like fluid. During this procedure, your health care procider injects medicine into the vitreous, near the retina at the vack of the eye. The medicine can treat certain eye problems and help protect your vision. This method is most often used to get a higher level of medicine to the retina.
The procedure is done in your provider's office. It takes about 15 to 30 minutes.
Drops will be placed in your eyes to widen(dilate) the pupils.
you will lie face up in a comfortable positoin.
your eyes and eyelids will be cleaned.
Numbing drops will be placed in your eye.
A small device will keep your eyelids open during the procedure.
You will be asked to look toward the other eye.
Treated by Intravitreal Injections
1. AMD (neovascular age related macular degeneration)
2. Retinal Vein Occlusions
5. CME(Cystoid Macular Edema)