Intravitreal triamcinolone favorable in treating persistent DME

August 1, 2003

Fort Lauderdale, FL-In the short term, intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (4 mg) reduces the risk of progressive loss of vision and commonly improves vision in patients with diabetic cystoid foveal edema that persists after laser treatment, said Mark C. Gillies, MD, PhD, at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.