Rahul Khurana: Intravitreal Injections a Difficult Treatment Choice but Often Better Than Blindness

The discussion of intravitreal injections may not be an easy one for doctors to have with their patients, but when the full treatment picture is explained it can show how the benefits outweigh other potential issues.

The discussion of intravitreal injections may not be an easy one for doctors to have with their patients, but when the full treatment picture is explained it can show how the benefits outweigh other potential issues.

Rahul N. Khurana, MD, from Northern California Retina Vitreous Associates, said that while diagnosing conditions like central retinal vein occlosion can be done by most eyecare professionals the treatment, especially when it comes to injections, should only be done by specialists with experience in the field. Khurana also said that communication from diagnosis through treatment can often make a big difference in how receptive a patient is to the process as a whole.