Research Article
Volume 11 Issue 6 - 2020
The Choice of Method of Treatment for Macular Edema in Patients Following Retinal Vein Occlusion
SA Ignatiev1*, TV Tsikhonchuk2 and YA Nam3
1Consulting Department of City Clinical Hospital Named by S. P. Botkin of the Department of Health, Moscow, Russian Federation State Clinical Hospital Named by S. P. Botkin, Branch №1, Moscow City Ophthalmological Center, Moscow, Russian Federation
2Branch №1 of the Federal Budgetary Institution of Healthcare “Medical Rehabilitation Centre of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia”, Moscow, Russian Federation
3Branch №2 of the Federal Budgetary Institution of Healthcare “Medical Rehabilitation Centre of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia”, Moscow, Russian Federation
*Corresponding Author: SA Ignatiev, Consulting Department of City Clinical Hospital Named by S. P. Botkin of the Department of Health, Moscow, Russian Federation State Clinical Hospital Named by S. P. Botkin, Branch №1, Moscow City Ophthalmological Center, Moscow, Russian Federation.
Received: April 24, 2020; Published: May 26, 2020




Abstract

A clinical efficacy assessment was performed for the therapy of post-occlusive cystoid macular edema (ME) after intravitreal ranibizumab injections in short and remote terms after the disease onset. It was shown that intravitreal injections of ranibizumab in patients with retinal vein occlusion allow to increase visual acuity and reduce retinal edema and, thus, rehabilitate patients in short terms. Intravitreal injections of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors in short terms from the disease onset allow to achieve stabilization of the pathological process with improvement of visual functions and reduction of number of repeated intravitreal injections.

Keywords: Retinal Vein Occlusion; Macular Edema; VEGF Inhibitors; Ranibizumab

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Citation: SA Ignatiev., et al. “The Choice of Method of Treatment for Macular Edema in Patients Following Retinal Vein Occlusion”. EC Ophthalmology 11.6 (2020): 31-42.

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