On the retinal toxicity of intraocular glucocorticoids.

  title={On the retinal toxicity of intraocular glucocorticoids.},
  author={Alicia Torriglia and Fatemeh Valamanesh and Francine B{\'e}har-Cohen},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  volume={80 12},
Corticosteroids are hormones involved in many physiological responses such as stress, immune modulation, protein catabolism and water homeostasis. The subfamily of glucocorticoids is used systemically in the treatment of inflammatory diseases or allergic reactions. In the eye, glucocorticoides are used to treat macular edema, inflammation and neovascularization. The most commonly used glucocorticoid is triamcinolone acetonide (TA). The pharmaceutical formulation of TA is not adapted for… CONTINUE READING


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