"Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have found a unique cell type that, in tests on mice, can protect against uveitis—a group of inflammatory diseases that affect the eye and can cause vision loss.
Uveitis occurs when "...
Viral, Bacterial, Mycobacterial and Fungal Infections of Ocular Structures
Surgical placement of RETISERT (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant) is contraindicated in active viral diseases of the cornea and conjunctiva including epithelial herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, and varicella, and also in active bacterial, mycobacterial or fungal infections of the eye.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/2/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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