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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 247949, 2 pages
Case Report

Splitting of a Dexamethasone Implant (Ozurdex) following the Injection

1Department of Ophthalmology, Dokuz Eylul University, Mithatpasa Cad, 35340 İzmir, Turkey
2Department of Ophthalmology, Klinikum Konstanz, Luisenstraße 7, 78464 Konstanz, Germany

Received 23 April 2013; Accepted 15 July 2013

Academic Editors: S. Machida and M. Rosner

Copyright © 2013 Oya Donmez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


In this brief report, we share our observations on a splitted Dexamethasone implant (Ozurdex) which we discovered a week after the injection. It is likely that implant splitting neither changes the efficacy of the implant nor creates a mishap for the patient.