triamcinolone acetonide

Steroid and NSAID combination prevents macular oedema after cataractsA combination of a topical corticosteroid and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is more effective than either one alone in reducing the risk of cystoid macular oedema (CME) after cataract surgery in nondiabetic patients, researchers say.
Data support adding suprachoroidal injection to anti-VEGF for RVOResults from the phase II TANZANITE clinical trial support further investigation of adding suprachoroidal triamcinolone acetonide to anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy for treatment-naïve retinal vein occlusion.
Glued IOL technique favored for securing dislocated IOLThe glued IOL technique introduced by Amar Agarwal, MD, is an effective method for repositioning a dislocated 3-piece IOL in eyes without adequate capsular support, and it has advantages compared with suturing, according to Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, founding partner, Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island and Connecticut, Garden City, NY.
Dropless cataract surgery yields postoperative prophylaxis for patients, practicesDropless cataract surgery—a combination of anti-infective and anti-inflammatory drugs injected transzonularly or through the pars plana for deposit into the vitreous—reduces the need for topical postoperative drops.
Suprachoroidal injection of triamcinolone acetonide for uveitis proves promisingResults of a 6-month phase I/II clinical trial of suprachoroidal injection of triamcinolone for noninfectious uveitis showed the treatment was safe and well tolerated.
Triamcinolone affects OCT reflectivity in DMEPatients who receive triamcinolone acetonide treatment for DME demonstrate changes in OCT reflectivity in their foveal cystoid spaces that are associated with a rebound in macular thickening and visual deterioration.
FDA warns of possible neurologic problems after epidural corticosteroid injectionsFDA is requiring that drug labels for injectable corticosteroids used to treat neck and back pain must be updated to include a warning of rare but serious adverse events, including vision loss, stroke, paralysis, and death, according to a recent FDA drug safety communication.
Combination treatment improves hypertrophic scarsA combination therapy of same-session fractional ablative laser treatment and topical triamcinolone acetonide suspension improves hypertrophic scars, according to results of a recent study.