What is fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant?

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant is a sterile surgical implant that treats inflammation in the eye caused by uveitis, a chronic eye infection. The implant delivers a corticosteroid into the eye over a period of time. It reduces inflammation of the uvea, the part of the eye that provides its blood supply.

Continue Learning about Anti-Inflammatory

What is a topical steroid cream?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
A topical steroid cream is a type of medicine that a doctor may prescribe for treating certain skin ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.