Intravitreal injections (“eye injections”) are commonly used for a wide variety of retinal diseases, including macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic eye disease, and retinal “stroke”. Newport Beach Retina Specialist Dr Kawji offers these injections in the office.
Here is what to expect after receiving an eye injection in Newport Beach by Orange County Retina Specialist Dr Kawji.
– Anesthetic eye drops and, sometimes, anesthetic injections are used to numb the eye to maximize comfort.
– Antiseptic is also applied before the injection to reduce the chance of infection.
– We strongly urge you to have a driver to transport you because your vision will be impaired.