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Uveitis is an inflammation of the uvea. The uvea is the front part of the eye. It includes the iris, which is the colored part of the eye, and the parts right next to and behind the iris. Uveitis may hurt a lot of parts of the eye. It may last as long as six weeks, or it may last a shorter time.
Novel method for accurate diagnosis and treatment of uveitis

Novel method for accurate diagnosis and treatment of uveitis

Specific retinal cell appears to be good at housing Ebola and other viruses

Specific retinal cell appears to be good at housing Ebola and other viruses

Gene therapy for degenerative retinal disease has no safety concerns but fails to improve vision loss

Gene therapy for degenerative retinal disease has no safety concerns but fails to improve vision loss

Topical ocular administration of progesterone could be viable treatment for retinitis pigmentosa

Topical ocular administration of progesterone could be viable treatment for retinitis pigmentosa

Ophthalmology professor receives $75,000 grant to support international collaborations on eye research

Ophthalmology professor receives $75,000 grant to support international collaborations on eye research

NEI researchers identify unique population of B cells that tamps down the immune system

NEI researchers identify unique population of B cells that tamps down the immune system

Researchers genetically map cell types that make up the mouse iris

Researchers genetically map cell types that make up the mouse iris

HSS study provides insight into real-world medication use for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

HSS study provides insight into real-world medication use for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

COVID-19 patients' eyes and tears can be infected with SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 patients' eyes and tears can be infected with SARS-CoV-2

Study analyzes uveitis risk after antirheumatic drug withdrawal in children with arthritis

Study analyzes uveitis risk after antirheumatic drug withdrawal in children with arthritis

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

Horizontal transmission route is responsible for HTLV-1 uveitis

Horizontal transmission route is responsible for HTLV-1 uveitis

New approach to cancer immunotherapy may prevent autoimmunity

New approach to cancer immunotherapy may prevent autoimmunity

New guideline for juvenile idiopathic arthritis gives emphasis to disease-modifying treatments

New guideline for juvenile idiopathic arthritis gives emphasis to disease-modifying treatments

Inflammation in the eye after COVID-19

Inflammation in the eye after COVID-19

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Study uncovers dual role for molecule involved in autoimmune eye disease

Study uncovers dual role for molecule involved in autoimmune eye disease

New study to evaluate drug combination treatment for uveitis

New study to evaluate drug combination treatment for uveitis

Fight for Sight funded researcher develops gene therapy approach for glaucoma

Fight for Sight funded researcher develops gene therapy approach for glaucoma

Two uveitis drugs perform similarly in a head-to-head clinical trial

Two uveitis drugs perform similarly in a head-to-head clinical trial