New developments in corticosteroid therapy for uveitis.

  title={New developments in corticosteroid therapy for uveitis.},
  author={Simon R.J. Taylor and Hazlita Mohd Isa and Lavnish Joshi and Sue Lightman},
  journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde},
  volume={224 Suppl 1},
Corticosteroids remain the mainstay of the management of patients with uveitis. Topical corticosteroids are effective in the control of anterior uveitis, but vary in strength, ocular penetration and side effect profile. Systemic corticosteroids are widely used for the management of posterior segment inflammation which requires treatment, particularly when it is associated with systemic disease or when bilateral ocular disease is present. However, when ocular inflammation is unilateral, or is… CONTINUE READING


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