NOV 14, 2019
Macular Disease, Medical Therapy , Retina/Vitreous, Uveitis
In this 1-Minute Video, Dr. Ashvini Reddy shares tips for managing swelling in patients with uveitic macular edema. Although steroid drops such as Pred Forte and Durezol are effective, they tend to raise IOP and cause cataracts. Systemic steroids are also a good option but can increase the risk of diabetes and hypertension, and affect emotional ability. Immunosuppression is a good option for patients who require long-term therapy but cannot be sustained on systemic steroids.
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