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Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for ischaemic macular oedema caused by branch retinal vein occlusion
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    • Simon DM Chen, Ophthalmologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Jonathan Lochhead, CK Patel, Peggy Frith

    Dear Editor

    We thank BV Kumar and S Prasad for their interest in our report describing the successful treatment of macular oedema (MO) secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) with intravitreal triamcinolone injection (IVTI).[1]

    Although definitively establishing a clinical diagnosis of posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) may be problematic, our patient did not have a Weiss ring and no eviden...

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    How does intravitreal triamcinolone work?
    • Somdutt Prasad, Consultant Ophthalmologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • B V Kumar, S Prasad

    Dear Editor

    SDM Chen and colleagues present a case of successful treatment of macular oedema in the setting of ischaemic branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO).[1]

    Intravitreal triamcinolone is increasingly being used as part of our therapeutic armaterium in a wide range of conditions. However it’s mode of action is still to be fully elucidated. It is known that the induction of a posterior vitreous detachme...

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