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syringes for intravitreal injections

Safety Alert – particulate matter discovered in syringes for intravitreal injections

The College has been approached by a unit concerned about particulate matter discovered in syringes for intravitreal injections. The literature reports that silicone oil droplets have been implicated in the past but this set of cases appears to be linked to particles of syringe plastic material. There are also concerns of a small number of