Tratamento das uveítes não-infecciosas

Translated title of the contribution: Treatment of noninfectious uveitis

Lisia Barros Ferreira, Alix Farrall, Joao Furtado, Justine Smith

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Abstract

Uveitis is a broad term that refers to a large group of eye disorders categorized by intraocular inflammation, a leading cause of visual impairment. Historically, treatment of noninfectious uveitis has depended on corticosteroid drugs. Owing to the myriad of side effects caused by corticosteroids, immunomodulatory therapy has become the preferred treatment for chronic noninfectious intraocular inflammation. Recently, biological response modifiers have established a new era in uveitis therapy, with the range of targets continuing to expand. In this review, we aimed to convey up-to-date information on the treatment of noninfectious uveitis to the general ophthalmologist.
Translated title of the contributionTreatment of noninfectious uveitis
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)610-621
Number of pages12
JournalArquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia
Volume84
Issue number6
Early online date18 Aug 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Uveitis
  • Noninfectious uveitis
  • Immunomodulatory therapy
  • Biologics
  • Inflammation

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