Combination Therapy with Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant and Macular Grid Laser in Patients with Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion – Accepted Manuscript

Abstract: Purpose: To test a combination of dexamethasone intravitreal implant with macular grid laser for macular edema in patients with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO).Design: Prospective interventional, randomized, multi-center studyMethods: Patients with macular edema secondary to BRVO underwent an Ozurdex® intravitreal implant at baseline. After one month, patients were randomly assigned to 2 study groups. Patients in Group 1 were followed up monthly and retreated with Ozurdex® implant whenever there was a recurrence of macular edema or a decrease in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA). In Group 2 patients macular grid laser was performed between week 6 and 8. After that, (Read more...)

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