Dexamethasone intravitreal implant

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Brand Name(s):Ozurdex

Indication:Diabetic Macular oedema

Rationale:1,2

Considered:Jun-10

Review Date:Aug-20

Comments:
NICE TA 349
Dexamethasone intravitreal implant for treating diabetic macular oedema
Dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex) is recommended as a possible treatment for people with sight problems caused by diabetic macular oedema if:
*there is an artificial lens in the eye to be treated, and
*their diabetic macular oedema has not improved with non corticosteroid treatment, or such treatment is not suitable for them. Full guidance at:http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta349/resources/guidance-dexamethasone-intravitreal-implant-for-treating-diabetic-macular-oedema-pdf
July 2015