Cystoid macular edema in uveitis.

Macular edema is a major cause of morbidity in uveitis patients. Inflammatory mediators act on the integrity of the blood ocular barrier and on the function of the RPE pump. Chronicity leads to irreversible changes and is reported to cause up to 30% of permanent visual loss in uveitis patients. Assessing the presence and severity of edema with appropriate… CONTINUE READING