Interferon alpha 2b in the treatment of uveitic cystoid macular edema.

@article{Butler2012InterferonA2,
  title={Interferon alpha 2b in the treatment of uveitic cystoid macular edema.},
  author={Nicholas J. Butler and Eric B. Suhler and James T. Rosenbaum},
  journal={Ocular immunology and inflammation},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={86-90}
}
PURPOSE To determine the efficacy of interferon alpha 2b in the treatment of refractory, uveitic cystoid macular edema (CME). METHODS Retrospective chart review of 4 patients attending the uveitis clinic at the Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University. RESULTS All 4 patients had uveitis and refractory CME, resistant to a variety of immunosuppressants. All patients, except one with severe scleral thinning, had tried and failed therapy with locally injected corticosteroids… CONTINUE READING