1. OCT angiography shows acute IOP changes after intravitreal injections

    OCT angiography shows acute IOP changes after intravitreal injections

    Repeated intravitreal injections may result in glaucomatous damage, according to research done at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. In a retrospective observational clinical study of 40 eyes of 39 patients, Richard B. Rosen, MD, and colleagues used OCT angiography to demonstrate the acute changes in IOP that result from reduced macular and peripapillary perfusion density after intravitreal injection. “These injections cause eye pressure to temporarily go up three times normal levels, and while patients typically recover within minutes, we wanted to know the immediate impact on blood flow to the eye,” Rosen said in a press ...

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