Dissociation possible during removal, exchange of sustained-release implant

Dissociation was a common occurrence during the exchange or removal of a sustained-release fluocinolone acetonide implant, according to a study.The retrospective study included 27 exchange or removal procedures performed in 20 eyes of 19 patients involving the Retisert/Envision implant (Bausch + Lomb). Patients had received the implant for the treatment of noninfectious uveitis.

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