Fluocinolone Acetonide in Diabetic Macular Edema (FAME) Extension Study
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.
Read our disclaimer for details.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Subjects who previously participated in the FAME studies and subjects with chronic DME considered insufficiently responsive to available therapies.
In the judgment of the Investigator, the subject will benefit from treatment with ILUVIEN.
Ability and willingness to comply with the treatment and follow up procedures.
Ability to understand and sign the Informed Consent Form. No expectation that subject will be moving out of the area of the clinical center to an area not covered by another clinical center during the next 12 months.
Pregnant, lactating females or females of childbearing potential (unless using reliable contraception, i.e. double barrier, surgical sterilization, oral contraceptives, Norplant, intrauterine device (IUD)
Glaucoma, defined as glaucomatous anatomical changes of the optic disc and/or visual field changes at screening in the study eye
Retinal or choroidal neovascularization due to ocular conditions other than diabetic retinopathy (e.g., presumed ocular histoplasmosis, high myopia (spherical equivalent > 8 diopters), macular degeneration)
Any active viral, fungal or bacterial disease of the cornea or conjunctiva or any history of a potentially recurrent infection which could be activated by treatment with a steroid, (e.g., ocular herpes simplex virus)
Known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of the investigational product or to other corticosteroids
History of uncontrolled IOP elevation with steroid use that did not respond to topical therapy or IOP-lowering procedure
History or presence of any disease or condition (malignancy) that in the investigator's opinion would preclude study treatment or follow-up
Any lens opacity which significantly impairs vision, in the opinion of the investigator.
Peripheral retinal detachment in prospective area of insertion
Participation in another clinical trial within 12 weeks before the screening visit or during the study