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Research & Reviews  280 results

The Association Between Mental Health Disorders and Non-Infectious Scleritis: A Prevale...
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Abdel-Aty A, Kombo N

Dec 17th, 2021 - Chronic inflammatory diseases can cause significant psychosocial stress in affected patients. Few studies have examined the psychological effects of ocular inflammatory disease and no studies have examined the psychological effects of scleritis. I...

Monitoring therapy in anterior necrotizing scleritis with inflammation with anterior se...
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Vidal Oliver L, López Montero A et. al.

Dec 7th, 2021 - Early diagnosis and initiation of immunosuppression can prevent the necessity of surgical intervention in necrotizing scleritis with inflammation and lowers the risk of perforation and loss of vision. However, clinical signs for early diagnosis an...

Natural and iatrogenic ocular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review.
International Ophthalmology; Dammacco R, Guerriero S et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2021 - To provide an overview of the ocular features of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and of the ophthalmic adverse drug reactions (ADRs) that may be associated with the administration of antirheumatic drugs. A systematic literature search was performed usin...

Presumed tuberculosis-related scleritis.
The British Journal of Ophthalmology; Sainz de La Maza M, Hernanz I et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - To evaluate the clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcome of patients with recurrent scleritis of unknown demonstrable aetiology and positive QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test (QFT). Retrospective chart review of the demographic, clinical, l...

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Guidelines  1 results

Expert panel recommendations for the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor biologic agents ...
Ophthalmology Levy-Clarke G, Jabs DA et. al.

Dec 24th, 2013 - To provide recommendations for the use of anti-tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) biologic agents in patients with ocular inflammatory disorders. Ocular inflammatory diseases remain a leading cause of vision loss worldwide. Anti-TNF-α agents are used...

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Drugs  14 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Infliximab to Treat Non-Infectious Scleritis

Jul 2nd, 2017 - We propose to investigate the possible efficacy of multiple infliximab infusions to control the inflammation in participants presenting with active scleritis. This will be performed using an open-label pilot study. Subjects will receive 5mg/kg int...

Iontophoresis Delivery of Dexamethasone Phosphate for Non-infectious, Non-necrotizing Anterior Scleritis, Phase 1 Dose-varying Study

Apr 21st, 2016 - This is an initial clinical trial evaluating whether different doses of iontophoresis for delivery of dexamethasone phosphate can be tolerated by eyes of patients with non-infections, non-necrotizing scleritis. A secondary goal is to get prelimina...

Study Evaluating PSI-697 in Patients With Scleritis

Sep 9th, 2009 - To evaluate the safety of an orally administered single dose of PSI-697 in subjects with scleritis, as a model of inflammatory disease. To evaluate by in vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM) the effect of a single dose of PSI-697 on leukocyte rolling i...

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News  24 results

Ocular Manifestations of Patients With Cutaneous Rosacea With and Without Demodex Infection
Yesim Akpinar Kara, MD, Feyza Çalış, MD et. al.

Jul 9th, 2021 - Acne rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disease that may affect the facial skin, eyes, and eyelids. 1 It is characterized by transient or persistent flushing, facial erythema, and telangiectases, generally located on the central portion of the face,.

Drop in Scleritis Cases in UK Likely Due to Better Management of Immune Disease

Mar 22nd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The incidence of scleritis has fallen by about a third in the United Kingdom over roughly the past two decades, likely due to improvements in the management of immune-related diseases, researchers report. "Scleritis is ...

A Third of Uveitis Patients Prescribed Excess Corticosteroids

Feb 19th, 2021 - A new study published in the journal  Eye  suggests that one-third of patients with uveitis in the UK receive excess systemic corticosteroids (CS), and there is a scope to reduce excess prescribing in a quarter of them. CS are widely prescribed fo...

A 26-Year-Old With Chronic Eye Pain: Osmosis USMLE Study Question

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Test yourself with this question from Osmosis.org and see how you stack up against your peers! A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for chronic eye pain and eye redness. She also reports some photophobia and says that her pain is not significantly cha...

Secondary Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleritis Linked to Corneal Complications

Jan 15th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with secondary Sjogren's syndrome (SS) are at increased risk of corneal complications compared to those with primary SS, and eyes with scleritis are at especially high risk of vision-threatening complications, ...

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