Iluvien is an injectable implant of a steroid known as fluocinolone acetonide. This medication is FDA approved for the treatment of diabetic macular edema for individuals who have not had a significant increase in eye pressure with a previous course of corticosteroids. It has the potential for a long term solution with demonstrated efficacy of reducing macular edema for up to 24 months. This medication does carry the risk of cataract progression as well as elevated intraocular pressure. Ask your retina provider for more information regarding this medication and if it is recommended for you.

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