[Recommendation for the implementation of intravitreal injections--statement of the German Retina Society, the German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG) and the German Professional Association of Ophthalmologists (BVA)].

@article{Jaissle2005RecommendationFT,
  title={[Recommendation for the implementation of intravitreal injections--statement of the German Retina Society, the German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG) and the German Professional Association of Ophthalmologists (BVA)].},
  author={Gesine Bettina Jaissle and Peter Szurman and K. U. Bartz-Schmidt},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2005},
  volume={222 5},
  pages={390-5}
}
The intravitreal injection as a minimally invasive intervention has proved to be an effective therapy in the management of numerous vitreoretinal diseases. However, non-standardized performance of the procedure might cause severe complications. The recommendations for intravitreal injections discussed here are intended to contribute to a minimization of the risk for complications. Of particular importance are a meticulous preoperative antisepsis with povidone iodine, a sterile environment using… CONTINUE READING

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