Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Iluvien
  2. Retisert
  3. Yutiq


Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant is used in diabetic patients who have diabetic macular edema (DME). Macular edema is swelling in the back of the eye and may cause vision loss. This medicine is used in patients who already have received steroid medicines and did not have an increase in intraocular pressure.

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant is also used to treat chronic non-infectious uveitis (redness, pain, or swelling of the eye that is not caused by infection) of the back part of the eye.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Implant