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Uveitis Recurrence Risk Elevated After COVID-19 Vaccination

More than half of cases occurred in the early post-vaccination period, suggesting close clinical monitoring is essential for at-risk patients.
April 30, 2024

Meta-analysis Demonstrates Effective, Safe Treatment for Uveitic Macular Edema

The noninfectious form was helped by periocular and intraocular corticosteroids. Newer delivery methods have less evidence supporting their use due to the recency of their introduction.
April 24, 2024

Syphilitic Uveitis on the Rise, Study Says

Though rates are low epidemiologically at 1.5 cases per one million people, the condition disproportionately affects men, African American individuals and those in the lowest income category.
November 30, 2023

Uveitis Patients without COVID-19 Vaccine at Risk of Infection Following Steroid Use

Greater rates of hospitalization and death were found in these individuals with the noninfectious form.
October 16, 2023

Study Says Corticosteroids Not Linked to Cataracts in Severe Anterior Uveitis

In cases with grade 1+ cells, any dose can be used without increasing risk already present from the inflammation itself.
July 7, 2023

Retinal Vessel Diameters Correlate to Uveitis Activity

Dilation increased in inflamed eyes but regressed when the disease became inactive.
March 9, 2023

Proptosis, Diplopia Key Drivers of Low QoL in Thyroid Eye Disease

Explains one study, the scores for moderate to severe cases are similar or worse than conditions like blindness and uveitis.
January 6, 2023

First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Increases Risk of Uveitis Flare

This finding was more prevalent among those with previous recurrence and chronic uveitis, study finds.
December 21, 2022

OCT Scans Useful in Grading Posterior Segment Inflammation

The findings also revealed that vitreous cell density is correlated with inflammation clinical grading.
September 9, 2022

Non-infectious Uveitis, Scleritis Risk Tied to Vitamin D3 Deficiency

Supplementation is a cost-effective way to cut the chance of developing these conditions by about half.
August 10, 2022