Complex, multifactorial and associated with at least 40 different disorders, uveitis is the fifth leading cause of blindness worldwide. With an estimated 30,000 new cases each year, it is responsible for about 10% to 15% of all cases of legal blindness in the United States.
“It is not a negligible percentage,” OSN Retina/Vitreous Board Member Seenu M. Hariprasad, MD, said.
Uveitis is a visually debilitating condition that often recurs and is oftentimes an indication of underlying systemic diseases.
Source: Thomas A. Albini, MD
“These patients are burdened with multiple