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Intraocular VEGF injection for diabetic patients in Iran, Shiraz

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In the heart of Iran, the city of Shiraz stands out as a leading center in advanced medical treatments, especially in the field of ophthalmology and the treatment of diabetic complications affecting the eye. Intraocular injection for diabetes is an innovative medical procedure that is offered in Shiraz with high efficiency, as it aims to treat the negative effects of diabetes on the retina and other vital parts of the eye.

Diabetes, a disorder characterized by high blood sugar levels, can lead to a range of health complications, including serious eye effects called diabetic retinopathy. This condition, if left untreated, can lead to double vision or even blindness. Hence, the importance of intraocular injections as an effective method to reduce the progression of the disease and improve vision for people with diabetes.

At Shiraz, intraocular injections are performed by a team of highly trained and specialized doctors, ensuring that the treatment is delivered in a safe and sterile environment. Newer anti-angiogenic drugs and steroids are used, which are injected directly into the eye to reduce swelling, prevent the growth of abnormal blood vessels, and preserve vision.

Therefore, contact our medical consultants for accurate examinations and timely treatment in this area.

Table of Contents

  1. What is intraocular injection?
  2. Intraocular injection method.
  3. Patients who require intraocular injections.

1. What is intraocular injection?

Intraocular injection means introducing the medication into the eyeball through very thin needles; During this procedure, the ophthalmologist injects medication into the back of the eye and near the retina. This procedure is done to protect vision and is used by the doctor to treat vascular and inflammatory complications of the eye faster.

2. Intraocular injection method

You may be concerned about intraocular injections for any reason, but we assure you that this type of injection is a common and safe method and usually does not cause problems or unpleasant effects. The time required for this treatment is about 15 to 30 minutes and is done in the following order.

  • First, special anesthetic drops are used to make the patient more comfortable and to carry out the treatment correctly.
  • The patient is placed in a comfortable position.
  • The surface of the eyes and eyelids are carefully sterilized with an antiseptic solution.
  • Using a small device, the eyelids are kept open during the injection process.
  • The patient is asked to look at the side of the eye that was not injected.
  • The ophthalmologist injects the medication into the eye with a very thin needle. At this stage, the patient may feel a little pressure and pain.
  • After the injection, depending on the ophthalmologist’s prescription, it may be necessary to use antibiotic drops.

3. Patients who require intraocular injection

Some patients may require intraocular injections for various reasons listed below.

  • Patients with macular degeneration: This disease is a serious vision disorder, and if left untreated, it gradually develops and destroys a person’s central vision.
  • Patients with macular edema: This condition causes swelling or thickening of the macula and can destroy the central vision of the eye.
  • Diabetic retinopathy: This complication is common in patients with uncontrolled diabetes, as a result of which new blood vessels are created, disrupting the normal function of the retina. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of blindness in people with diabetes.
  • Uveitis: This disease causes swelling and inflammation inside the eye.
  • Retinal vascular occlusion: In this case, the vessels carrying blood from outside the eye to the retina are blocked.
You can call the WhatsApp number to obtain more information and schedule an examination appointment.


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