Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced today that many retina specialists throughout the U.S. are now using ILUVIEN® (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant) 0.19 mg to treat patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). The first injections of ILUVIEN in the U.S. were captured during a live web event attended by more than 250 eye care professionals. ILUVIEN is the first multiyear eye implant designed to deliver a continuous, submicrogram daily dose of steroid to the retina for 36 months with one injection. ILUVIEN is indicated for the treatment of DME in patients who have been previously treated with a course of corticosteroids and did not have a clinically significant rise in intraocular pressure (IOP).
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