Steroid Use in Ocular Allergy
- Inhaled steroid use raises cataract risk. // Pulse;9/22/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 38, p8
Presents a study on the effect of long-term use of inhaled steroids on the eyes in Great Britain. Association of the drug with cataract; Health problems reported by patients.
- Use of Steroids Questioned. // Review of Ophthalmology;Jun2000, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p81
Presents several studies related to the efficacy of intravitreal steroids for treating post-surgical endophthalmitis. Effects of intravitreal steroids on patients with acute post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis; Application of timolol gel after cataract treatment to prevent ocular...
- Steroid/endophthalmitis link found. Henahan, John F. // Ophthalmology Times;3/20/95, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p19
Discusses a case that suggest a link between endophthalmitis and the abuse of steroids. Deterioration of ocular symptoms with the use of local and systemic steroids; Inflammatory signs in the anterior chamber; Greyingsh opacities in the vitreous. INSET: At a glance..
- Steroids in the Eye. // British Medical Journal;3/22/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5959, p645
Focuses on the role of steroids in the treatment of the eye disease. Efficacy of local steroids in the control of inflammatory damage inside the eye in uveitis; Benefits of steroids to scleritis; Precautions on the use of steroids in conjunctivitis.
- Central serous chorioretinopathy after inhaled steroid use for post-mycoplasmal bronchospasm. Fardin, B.; Weissgold, D.J. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2002, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p1065
Discusses a case of central serous chorioretinopathy after inhaled steroid use for post-mycoplasmal branchospasm. Patient case background; Clinical characteristics; Treatment regimen.
- Vision Declines In One Working Eye. Dunbar, Mark T. // Review of Optometry;8/15/2003, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p91
Presents information related to eye diseases and optometry. Procedures for retinal detachment in the eye; Treatment of eye diseases with oral steroids; Assessment of the patient's blood pressure before treatment.
- Put a Lid On Blepharitis. Kabat, Alan G.; Sowka, Joseph // Review of Optometry;11/15/2004, Vol. 141 Issue 11, p123
Focuses on the use of oral medications in the management of blepharitis. Response of the cases of blepharitis to simple lid hygiene; Association of seborrhea with a pathogenic yeast; Details on the potential ocular risks associated with long-term topical steroid use; Accounts on the beneficial...
- Managing panuveitis without steroids can be difficult. Cooney, Michael J.; Jaffe, Glenn // Ophthalmology Times;09/01/99, Vol. 24 Issue 17, p18
Discusses the use of immunosuppressive agents as an alternative to the management of panuveitis without steroids. Information on the classes of immunosuppressive agents; Reminder after the administration of immunosuppressive drugs.
- Massive spontaneous expulsive suprachoroidal haemorrhage in a blind glaucomatous eye treated with chronic topical steroid. Goldsmith, C; Rene, C // Eye;Apr2003, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p439
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