Multiple studies in various specialties, including ophthalmology, are reported in the
literature that show that playing music during a procedure (dubbed music therapy) increases
patient satisfaction and may reduce patient anxiety and stress levels.
There is no study in the literature that assesses the effects of listening to music in
patients undergoing intravitreal injections. This study aims to assess whether listening to
music improves patient satisfaction or reduces their anxiety levels in subjects undergoing
- Those patients at least 18 years old already scheduled for intravitreal injections.
- Those patients not interested in participating in the study or not capable of filling
out the questionnaire secondary to limited mental capability.
- Non- English speaking subjects will be excluded from the study.
- Those patients that participated in the study will not be allowed to participate a