Uveitis

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.
08/10/2022

Immunomodulatory Therapy Needed to Treat Pediatric Anterior Uveitis

Study shows early use is key to reducing complications and improving visual outcomes.
06/03/2022

Uveitic Macular Edema Associated with Higher Costs

These patients tend to deal with more expenses related to medications and follow-ups.
11/29/2021

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.
11/15/2021

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.
08/15/2021

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.
08/11/2021

Elevated Stress and Inadequate Sleep May Trigger Uveitis Episodes

These two factors could contribute to future attacks, research shows.
06/25/2021

Patient Age Affects CNV Appearance on OCT

The odds of uveitic, myopic and AMD-associated new vessel growth increase significantly with age.
04/29/2021

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.
04/07/2021

Risk of Uveitis, MG Low for Cancer Therapy Patients

Still, those exposed to checkpoint inhibitors had a higher risk than those on other therapies.
11/06/2020

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September 9-11, 2022

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