Steroid injections into the Eye best for Macular Edema

The Periocular and Intravitreal Corticosteroids for Uveitic Macular Edema(POINT) Trial was just published by National Institutes of Health. For patients with CME from uveitis, injections into the eye worked better than injections on the outside surface of the eye 46% reduction with Ozurdex (dexamethasone) implant in vitreous 39% reduction with triamcinolone acetonide (Triesence) in vitreous […]

Does cataract surgery increase the chances of retinal problems?

Cataract surgery is necessary to improve visual acuity, especially for patients with retinal diseases so that their conditions can be monitored without obstruction. However, physicians must be wary that certain preexisting retinal diseases can make a patient more prone to complications following cataract removal.