Intravitreal injection (IVI) with administration of various pharmacological agents is a mainstay of treatment in ophthalmology for endopthalmitis, viral retinitis, age-related macular degeneration, cystoid macular edema, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, vascular occlusions, and retinal detachment.
1 - Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.
Other conditions can benefit from IVI after careful discussion with your doctor.
The label explains that Avastin™ works by blocking a substance known as vascular endothelial growth factor or VEGF. Blocking or inhibiting VEGF helps prevent further growth of the blood vessels.
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the list of reported complications includes infectious and noninfectious endophthalmitis, secondary ocular hypertension potentially leading to secondary steroid-induced open-angle glaucoma, and iatrogenic lesions to the intraocular structures.