Reduction of Post Intravitreal Injection Bleeding and Pain by Ice

W

Wolfson Medical Center (WMC)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Pain

Treatments

Other: room temperature pack
Other: ice pack

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03618875
icepreventpain

Details and patient eligibility

About

Intravitreal injections are an efficient method for delivering intraocular therapeutic agents in numerous ophthalmologic diseases. However, side effects, such as pain and subconjunctival hemorrhage remain a major concern. Prevention or alleviation of those side effects might shorten the healing duration and improve patients' quality of life.

Full description

cooling the eye using ice patched prior to Intravitreal injections may ameliorated pain and subconjunctival hemorrhage incidences.

Enrollment

40 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

patients receiving intravitreal injection

Exclusion Criteria:

Trial design

40 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

ice
Active Comparator group
Description:
Patients were randomly assigned to receive an ice 5 minutes prior the IViT
Treatment:
Other: ice pack
placebo
Placebo Comparator group
Description:
Patients were randomly assigned to a room temperature patch (placebo) 5 minutes prior the IViT
Treatment:
Other: room temperature pack

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