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Intravitreal injection related endophthalmitis

This article reviews the incidence, clinical findings, risk factors, management and visual outcomes in intravitreal injection related endophthalmitis. Incidence of this complication is reported to be in the range of 0.038% to 0.065% (1 in 2000-3000 injections). Patients present typically...

Malosa Intravitreal Injection Guide

A quick and easy method for ensuring accurate intravitreal injections. Eliminates the need for a speculum, marker, caliper and patient drape Controls position, depth and angle of injection Improves efficiency and increases surgical throughput

Analysis of needle site after intravitreal injection for retinoblastoma

This study analysed the needle washings from retinoblastoma (RB) eyes receiving intravitreal Melphalon to consider risk of tumour externalisation from the procedure – 280 injections to 63 eyes in 61 patients were evaluated. Unilateral RB was present in 24 patients...

Simulated intravitreal injection training – the way forward

Simulated surgical training is now recommended in the training curricula of all ophthalmologists in the United Kingdom [1]. Simulated training allows for familiarisation with a procedure, exercises the discipline of repetition, allows the resolution of technical difficulties and enables refinement...

Celebrating eight years of the nurse-led intravitreal injection service

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London celebrated the eighth year of its nurse-led intravitreal (IVT) injection service in 2020. In collaboration with Beaver-Visitec International (BVI), Moorfields’ comprehensive one-day course for non-medical staff has blossomed into a thriving success....

Setting up successful safe & efficient nurse-led intravitreal injection service

In September 2019, we organised a training course at Great Western NHS Hospital (GWH), Swindon, which provided presentations, discussions and hands-on wet lab experience on how to perform intravitreal injection using intravitreal assisted device (INVITRIA) for nurses and doctors from...

Evaluation of Optive® in ocular discomfort after anti-VEGF intravitreal injection

In this study the authors prospectively evaluated the efficacy of Optive® eye drops after in full, then abbreviation - intravitreal injection (IVT). Patients naïve to IVT were included in the study. No artificial tear treatment was prescribed after the first...

Effect of single intravitreal injection of bevacizumab on contrast sensitivity in patients with central retinal vein occlusion

Central retinal vein occlusion is the second most common retinal vascular disorder after diabetic retinopathy. There are many studies reporting the efficacy of intravitreal anti-VEGF injections for macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusions. This paper looks at the contrast...

Safety and efficacy of a nurse-led intravitreal injection service using an Precivia® injection assist device

Nurse-led intravitreal injections have become of great importance for busy eye units. In this article, the authors present safety data from five years of a nurse-led service with the use of the Precivia® intravitreal injection assist device. Intravitreal injections of...

Surgitrac Instruments Intravitreal injection (IVT) procedure packs

Although many elective surgeries are postponed, avoidable sight loss remains a priority for the NHS.
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