Last updated on November 2018

Suprachoroidal Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide Using Custom Made Needle to Treat Retinal Disorders


Brief description of study

Injection in the Suprachoroidal space has potential of increasing the efficacy of the drug upto six times with direct effect on retinal tissues sparing the crystalline lens and trabecular meshwork.

Detailed Study Description

A custom made 30 gauge needle offering 1000 micron penetration of the sclera at the parsplana with the help of gentle pressure on the sclera will help to inject medication such as triamcinilone or VEGF blockade agents (Ziv aflibercept or Bevacizumab) in the potential Suprachoroidal space which offers direct effect of injected drug on the retina and choroid sparing both crystalline lens, trabecular meshwork and other ocular tissues, hence improving efficacy of the drug upto six times and reduce potential complications such as cataract and glaucoma.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03606733

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Marashi Eye Clinic

Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
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