Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) is not normally available on the NHS for treating chronic diabetic macular oedema that has not responded well enough to other treatments, in eyes with a natural lens (phakic eye). Your doctor should talk with you about other treatment options.
Information and support
These organisations can give you advice and support:
- Macular Society, 0300 3030 111
- Fight for Sight, 0207 264 3900
- Diabetes UK, 0345 123 2399
- RNIB, 0303 123 9999
You can also get support from your local Healthwatch.
NICE is not responsible for the quality or accuracy of any information or advice provided by these organisations.
This page was last updated: 20 November 2019