Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

+44 1223 790975

Jose V. Tecson III

Department of Anatomy College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines

  • Research Article   
    Intracameral Triamcinolone for the Treatment of Hyphema and Post-Surgical Iridocyclitis
    Author(s): Archimedes L.D. Agahan*, Jose V. Tecson III and Mario J. Valenton

    Objective: This study investigates the clinical outcome of Triamcinolone acetonide injected intracamerally in patients with hyphema and post-surgical iridocyclitis. Method: Retrospective chart review of all patients from 2000 to 2005 diagnosed with hyphema and post-surgical iridocyclitis were included. All patients were injected with 1 mg in 0.1 mL of triamcinolone acetonide intracamerally and given topical steroid and a broad spectrum anti-bacterial eye drops initially given 4x a day the frequency reduced according to clinical response. Results: Twenty cases were identified (14 males, 6 females; mean age 40). Eight patients (40%) were diagnosed with hyphema while twelve patients (60%) had post-surgical iridocyclitis. The pre-treatment visual acuity is hand movement with good light projection in 11 cases (55%) and .. View More»

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