Efficacy and tolerability of interferon alpha treatment in patients with chronic cystoid macular oedema due to non-infectious uveitis.

@article{Deuter2009EfficacyAT,
  title={Efficacy and tolerability of interferon alpha treatment in patients with chronic cystoid macular oedema due to non-infectious uveitis.},
  author={Christoph M E Deuter and Ina Koetter and Ilhan Guenaydin and Nicole Stuebiger and Deshka Doycheva and Manfred Zierhut},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={93 7},
  pages={906-13}
}
AIM To assess the efficacy and tolerability of interferon (IFN) alpha in chronic cystoid macular oedema (CMO) due to non-infectious uveitis. METHODS Retrospective analysis of an interventional case series. IFN alpha-2a was administered at an initial dose of 3 or 6 million IU per day subcutaneously and tapered afterwards to the lowest possible dose to maintain the absence of CMO. Treatment efficacy was assessed by optical coherence tomography. RESULTS Twenty-four patients with chronic CMO… CONTINUE READING
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