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March 2015

In Vivo Cross-sectional Imaging of a Degrading Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant That Became Attached to the Macula

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • 2Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(3):350-352. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5153

Dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex) is a rod-shaped biodegradable implant composed of polylactic co-glycolic acid (PLGA) and 0.7 mg of dexamethasone. It has been shown to be effective for macular edema due to uveitis, retinal vein occlusion, or diabetic retinopathy.1,2

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