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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.
Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

FDA approves first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the U.S.

FDA approves first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the U.S.

Ocular oncologists link immunotherapy with potentially vision-robbing side effect

Ocular oncologists link immunotherapy with potentially vision-robbing side effect

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

FDA grants approval to first treatment for rare blood cancer

FDA grants approval to first treatment for rare blood cancer

New topical treatment to combat skin cancer yields promising results in preliminary study

New topical treatment to combat skin cancer yields promising results in preliminary study

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

Study reveals unique retinal scar in Ebola survivors

Study reveals unique retinal scar in Ebola survivors

Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant

Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Clinical trial discovers drug combination that could help children with arthritis

Clinical trial discovers drug combination that could help children with arthritis

New RNAi treatment safely blocks ocular inflammation in mice

New RNAi treatment safely blocks ocular inflammation in mice

UC San Diego researchers receive CIRM grants to advance studies on Zika virus and cancer

UC San Diego researchers receive CIRM grants to advance studies on Zika virus and cancer

Researchers uncover two factors that play crucial role in chronic autoimmune disorders

Researchers uncover two factors that play crucial role in chronic autoimmune disorders

New partnership-funded research could lead to better treatment for birdshot

New partnership-funded research could lead to better treatment for birdshot

Patients with noninfectious uveitis can get effective treatment from corticosteroid alternative

Patients with noninfectious uveitis can get effective treatment from corticosteroid alternative

Researchers find genomic material from Zika virus in tears

Researchers find genomic material from Zika virus in tears

New study shows Ebola survivors may be at risk of severe vision loss

New study shows Ebola survivors may be at risk of severe vision loss