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Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide and central serous chorioretinopathy
  1. J B Jonas,
  2. B A Kamppeter
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Clinical Medicine Mannheim, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg, Germany
  1. Correspondence to: J Jonas Universitäts-Augenklinik, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany;

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Intravitreal injections of triamcinolone acetonide have increasingly been performed as treatment for intraocular diseases with intraretinal oedema and with subfoveal fluid accumulation, such as diffuse diabetic macular oedema, persistent pseudophakic cystoid macular oedema, central retinal vein occlusion, and exudative age related macular degeneration.1–4 In view of the widening spectrum of indications for intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injections, it was the purpose of this study to evaluate whether intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injections may be useful as treatment of longstanding central serous chorioretinopathy.


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