Health Canal - "Leading Treatments for Uveitis Found to be Similarly Effective, Increasing Patient Options"

 – August 18, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

A team of researchers comparing the two leading treatment approaches for the eye condition uveitis, which is the fifth leading cause of blindness in the US, have found that a time-release corticosteroid implant placed surgically in the eye is similarly effective in treating the disease as anti-inflammatory corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs taken orally. Learn more.