Int Ophthalmol (2018) 38:1021–1025 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0553-z ORIGINAL PAPER Intravitreal erythropoietin injection in late-stage optic neuropathy: a safety study on human . . . . Ugur Acar Bekir Kucuk Mehmet Koray Sevinc Seckin Aykas Mesut Erdurmus Gungor Sobaci Received: 12 October 2016 / Accepted: 10 May 2017 / Published online: 19 May 2017 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Abstract Results The mean age of the patients was Aim To evaluate the whether intravitreal erythropoi- 52.38 ± 12.00 years; 2 (12.50%) of them were etin (EPO) administration has any beneﬁcial or female, and 14 (87.50%) of them were male. The adverse effect in patients with late-stage optic neu- mean BCVA levels of 16 patients with optic atrophy ropathy (ON) or not. were 1.12 ± 0.25 logMAR at the initial examination Methods The study examined 16 eyes of 16 patients and 1.08 ± 0.26 logMAR at the ﬁnal visit who had late-stage ON and C1/20 best-corrected (p = 0.102). There was no statistically signiﬁcant visual acuity (BCVA) in their affected eye. There were difference between the initial and ﬁnal RNFL thick- nonarteritic ischemic ON in 10 (62.5%) eyes, trau- nesses, IOP values, p-ERG or p-VEP responses. matic ON in 4 (25.0%) eyes and
International Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: May 19, 2017
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