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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139-145

Immunosuppressives and biologicals in uveitis: The way forward – Current concepts

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Karpagam Damodaran
No. 51, Rajan Nagar Main Road, Rajan Nagar, Kolathur, Chennai - 600 099, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_14_19

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Uveitis constitutes a sight-threatening group of diseases, which includes infectious and noninfectious entities. In this review, we consider the current evidence base for treatments in noninfectious uveitis including immunosuppressives and biologicals. Future treatment will require a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in autoimmune diseases and better delivery systems in order to provide targeted treatment with minimal side effects.

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