Alimera's Iluvien proving effective in phase 3 clinical trials. Iluvien will release fluocinolone acetonide for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Iluvien is an injectable extended release delivery system.
There are risks to every medical procedure. The risks of intravitreal injections are low, but include blindness from infection and possibly retinal detachment. How to safeguard against infection from intraocular injections.
Eye drops are a great way to treat your eyes. Eye drops and direct of injection of medicine into your eye are the best ways to treat your eyes. Other methods, such as pill and IV drugs don't work so well.