Published online Aug 12, 2015. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v5.i3.125
Peer-review started: February 26, 2015
First decision: April 10, 2015
Revised: May 26, 2015
Accepted: June 15, 2015
Article in press: June 16, 2015
Published online: August 12, 2015
Core tip: The limitations related to the systemic use of treatment options in noninfectious posterior uveitis yielded intravitreal route. The hallmark of intravitreal treatment triamcinolone acetonide has a short half-life with a high rate of intraocular complications, and this led to the development of implants as a treatment option with various agents in the market still under investigation. In this review, we try to summarize the intravitreal therapeutic options that are being used in noninfectious uveitis.