Tunneled scleral incision to prevent vitreal reflux after intravitreal injection.

@article{Rodrigues2007TunneledSI,
  title={Tunneled scleral incision to prevent vitreal reflux after intravitreal injection.},
  author={Eduardo B{\"u}chele Rodrigues and Carsten H. Meyer and Astor Junior Grumann and H{\'e}lio Francisco Shiroma and Jonathan Seiji Aguni and Michel Eid Farah},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={143 6},
  pages={1035-7}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy of tunneled scleral incision compared with standard straight scleral incision to prevent vitreal reflux after intravitreal (IVT) injection. DESIGN Prospective comparative controlled nonrandomized clinical study. METHODS Eighty-eight eyes undergoing IVT-injection were allocated into four groups to compare the vitreal reflux after injection of 0.1 ml of triamcinolone acetonide (TA) and Avastin using a tunneled vs straight injection technique. The amount of… CONTINUE READING