July 25, 2016
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Scleritis (cont.)

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What research is being done on scleritis?

Current research in scleritis is trying to determine the exact immune abnormalities leading to the disease and is searching for more precise medication to target those portions of the immune system.

Medically reviewed by William Baer, MD; Board Certified Ophthalmology


Akpek, Esen Karamursel, et al. "Evaluation of patients with scleritis for systemic disease." Ophthalmology 111.3 (2004): 501-506.

Johnson, Keegan S. and David S. Chu. "Evaluation of sub-Tenon triamcinolone acetonide injections in the treatment of scleritis." American Journal of Ophthalmology 149.1 (2010): 77–81.

Watson, Peter, et al. Duane's Ophthalmology. 15th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.

Zamir, Ehud, et al. "A prospective evaluation of subconjunctival injection of triamcinolone acetonide for resistant anterior scleritis." Ophthalmology 109.4 (2002): 798-805.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/23/2016

Source: MedicineNet.com

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