Table 2

Intraocular pressure (IOP) events pre-fluocinolone acetonide (FAc) and post-FAc implant (24-month cut-off, n=115 eyes)

IOP-related eventsBefore administration
n (%)
After administration
n (%)
p value
IOP elevation to >25 mm Hg14 (12.1)27 (23.5)0.007
IOP elevation to >30 mm Hg4 (4.0)9 (7.9)0.132
Laser*02 (1.7) NA
Incisional IOP-lowering surgery2 (1.7)4 (3.5) 0.414
Any IOP-lowering medication11 (9.6)46 (40.0)<0.001
  • *Selective laser trabeculoplasty or iridotomy.

  • †Two procedures reported as follows: selective laser trabeculoplasty and laser iridotomy for acute angle closure glaucoma.

  • ‡Four procedures reported as follows: trabeculectomy, glaucoma surgery, trabeculectomy for neovascular glaucoma and iridectomy for neovascular glaucoma.

  • NA, not available.