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A Rare Complication of Intravitreal Injection with Anterior Chamber Paracentesis: Inadvertent Retinal Trauma Induced by the Needle

A Rare Complication of Intravitreal Injection with Anterior Chamber Paracentesis: Inadvertent Retinal Trauma Induced by the Needle ABSTRACT We report four cases of traumatic retinal lesion related to the needle used for anti-VEGF intravitreal injection. An aqueous paracentesis was performed before the injection in all cases. A 30-gauge needle with a ½ inch long tip was always used. In three cases, the distal end of the needle was...

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Reasons for Aflibercept Prescription in Wet AMD in Real Life

Media not available due to technical recording problems. EVRS is very sorry for the inconvenience.   Purpose: To describe the main reason for aflibercept prescription in the treatment of exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD) during the initial weeks of availability of this drug in a clinical setting. Patients and methods: During the first 16 weeks of availability in France, four experienced practitioners in retinal disease...

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Treatment of Macular Hematoma Due to Age-related Macular Degeneration by Displacement with Vitrectomy and Gas Injection

Jean-François Le Rouic, MD (Nantes, France), Frank J. Becquet, MD, PhD (Nantes, France), Pascal Peronnet, MD (Nantes, France), Caroline Pousset-Decre, MD (Nantes, France), Elisabeth Hermouet- Leclair, (Nantes, France), Philippe Gayet, (Nantes, France), Didier Ducournau, MD (Nantes, France) PURPOSE: To report the pre- and postoperative findings after displacement of recent submacular hemorrhages due to age-related macular degeneration...

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