Immunomodulatory Therapy Needed to Treat Pediatric Anterior Uveitis

Study shows early use is key to reducing complications and improving visual outcomes.

Uveitic Macular Edema Associated with Higher Costs

These patients tend to deal with more expenses related to medications and follow-ups.

Two Biomarkers Point Toward Uveitis Treatment Response

Ellipsoid zone integrity and the presence of central subfield cystoid spaces or subretinal fluid served as effective predictors in noninfectious cases, researchers suggest.

What to Do When You See Uveitis

Here’s how to narrow down the differentials and determine when a case is—or isn’t—infectious.

Angle Recession and Uveitis Increase Risk of LTP Failure

Study also finds that glaucomatous eyes with high baseline IOP had the longest survival compared to eyes with lower baseline IOP.

Elevated Stress and Inadequate Sleep May Trigger Uveitis Episodes

These two factors could contribute to future attacks, research shows.

Patient Age Affects CNV Appearance on OCT

The odds of uveitic, myopic and AMD-associated new vessel growth increase significantly with age.

Uveitis Literature Unclear on Extent of Disease

Methodologies vary widely, such that it’s difficult to draw any definitive conclusions about the disease’s prevalence and incidence.

Risk of Uveitis, MG Low for Cancer Therapy Patients

Still, those exposed to checkpoint inhibitors had a higher risk than those on other therapies.

Gene Profiling Clarifies Uveitis Classifications

This method may help to pin down etiologies commonly thought to be idiopathic.

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