Table 3

 Changes in mean best corrected visual acuities after the first and repeat intravitreal triamcinolone injections

Best corrected visual acuity (ETDRS logMAR units) (approximate Snellen equivalent)First injectionRepeat injectionp Value
MeanSDMeanSD
BCVA, best corrected visual acuities; *statistically significant difference between the first and repeat injections, †timing of best achieved response.
Pre-injection0.74 (20/110)0.250.76 (20/115)0.250.786
2 weeks0.59 (20/75)0.220.72 (20/105)†0.230.030*
4 weeks0.52 (20/65)†0.220.73 (20/105)0.230.006*
9 weeks0.56 (20/70)0.230.77 (20/115)0.300.023*
17 weeks0.60 (20/80)0.230.79 (20/120)0.230.038*
26 weeks0.69 (20/100)0.26
Best achieved BCVA0.48 (20/60)0.240.66 (20/90)0.240.001*