Implants Show Promise for Treatment of Chronic Eye Inflammation

Managing uveitis may get easier.

Modern inflammatory therapy may make it easier for the general ophthalmologist or optometrist to manage uveitis, writes a contributor to Healio. “Implants delivering low but consistent dosing of anti-inflammatories show great promise in early studies for keeping disease under better control,” says Dr. John A. Hovanesian. “Many of these have been developed for the postoperative cataract population or for patients with macular degeneration because these conditions are so common, but they certainly offer promise for uveitis patients, too.”

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