Treatments

Treatments

 Salle d'examens d'imagerie en condultation d'ophtalmologieIn the ophthalmology department of Créteil, patients can benefit from all the laser and pharmaceutical technologies actually on the market.

These treatments include intra-vitreous injections, laser treatments (Nd:YAG, Argon, Navilas), photo- dynamic therapy.

Retinal diseases such as exudative age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema and retinal vein occlusions are treated by injecting drugs directly into the eye: this para-surgical procedure is called intravitreal injection.

In the ophthalmology department of Créteil no less than 13,000 injections per year are practiced.

The procedure is performed inside a sterile room and the patient lies supine position. The local anesthesia is practiced by eye drops after disinfection of the skin and the eye. It is a well tolerated gesture and it lasts only a few seconds. Sometimes, after the injection, a mild discomfort can ensue.