Alimera, pSivida say FDA clears eye implant

September 26, 2014 9:41 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — Alimera Sciences and pSivida said Friday the FDA approved their eye disease implant Iluvien.

Iluvien is an implant delivered by injection that is intended to treat diabetic macular edema, a condition that can cause blurred vision and blindness. The implant is designed to gradually release tiny amounts of a corticosteroid medication for three years. Alimera Sciences plans to launch the drug ...

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