Presumed Sterile Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Triamcinolone (Kenalog)-More Common and Less Benign Than We Thought?

@article{Fong2016PresumedSE,
  title={Presumed Sterile Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Triamcinolone (Kenalog)-More Common and Less Benign Than We Thought?},
  author={Angie H C Fong and Carmen K. M. Chan},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2016}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to review the incidence and clinical outcome of presumed sterile endophthalmitis after the off-label use of intravitreal Kenalog injections (triamcinolone acetonide with 1.5% benzyl alcohol) and to compare it with the presumed sterile endophthalmitis incidence after intravitreal Kenacort-A (0.99% benzyl alcohol) at our center. DESIGN This was a single-center, retrospective, consecutive, interventional case series of all patients who underwent intravitreal Kenalog… CONTINUE READING