Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1819–1825 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3705-y MISCELLANEOUS The clinical outcomes of surgical management of anterior chamber migration of a dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex®) 1 1 1 2 Hyunseung Kang & Min Woo Lee & Suk Ho Byeon & Hyoung Jun Koh & 2 1 Sung Chul Lee & Min Kim Received: 13 January 2017 /Revised: 19 May 2017 /Accepted: 30 May 2017 /Published online: 10 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract although surgical removal was not always necessary to reverse Purpose Our purpose was to describe the clinical course, and the corneal complications. individualized management approaches, of patients with mi- Conclusions In our study, not all patients required surgical gration of a dexamethasone implant into the anterior chamber. removal of the implants. Repositioning the implant back into Methods This was a retrospective review of four patients with the vitreous cavity may be considered as an option in cases seven episodes of anterior chamber migration of a dexameth- involving the first episode with no significant corneal endo- asone implant. thelial decompensation. Considering potential anterior seg- Results After 924 intravitreal dexamethasone injections, ante- ment complications and the loss of drug effectiveness togeth- rior migration of the implant occurred
Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 10, 2017
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