Factors Predictive of Remission of New-Onset Anterior Uveitis – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To identify factors predictive of remission of inflammation in new-onset anterior uveitis cases treated at tertiary uveitis care facilities.Design: Retrospective cohort study.Participants: Patients seeking treatment at participating academic uveitis clinics within 90 days of initial diagnosis of anterior uveitis.Methods: Retrospective cohort study based on standardized chart review.Main Outcome Measures: Factors predictive of remission (no disease activity without corticosteroid or immunosuppressive treatments at all visits during a 90-day period).Results: Nine hundred ninety eyes (687 patients) had a first-ever diagnosis of anterior uveitis within 90 days before initial presentation and had follow-up visits thereafter. The median follow-up time was 160 days. (Read more...)

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