This book on recent advances in uveitis provides readers with up-to-date and
clinically-relevant information on 18 topics that are indispensable for everyday
practice. This book is meant for bridging the gap between recent developments
and their incorporation into clinical use. Written by global experts, the topics
cover advances in diagnosis and treatment of distinct clinical varieties of
Additionally, the chapter on imaging describes the various imaging modalities that aid clinching the diagnosis with greater accuracy. Role of corticosteroids, their mechanism of action and various routes of drug delivery too have been discussed in detail. Optimal use of various immunomodulators, their role, dose, mechanism of action, side effects, and monitoring during patient follow-up have been elucidated in easy-to-understand tables. There are two chapters on complications in uveitis, one on glaucoma and other on choroidal neovascularization. A chapter on pediatric uveitis highlights the challenges and provides guidance to manage this special population.
Chapter 1 Advances in ocular toxoplasmosis.- Chapter 2 Viral anterior uveitis .- Chapter 3 Behçet disease.- Chapter 4 Biologicals in uveitis.- Chapter 5 Corticosteroid in uveitis.- Chapter 6 Glaucoma in uveitis .- Chapter 7 Ocular lesions in AIDS.- Chapter 8 imaging in uveitis.- Chapter 9 Immunosuppressives inuveitis and ocular inflammation.- Chapter 10 Intraocular lymphoma.- Chapter11 Intermediate uveitis.- Chapter 12 Management of inflammatory CNV.-Chapter 13 Ocular parasitic infections.- Chapter 14 Ocular sarcoidosis.- Chapter 15 Intraocular tuberculosis.- Chapter 16 Paediatric uveitis.- Chapter 17 Serpiginous choroiditis.- Chapter 18 White dot syndromes.
Dr Jyotirmay Biswas is an ophthalmologist who has specialized in uveitis and ophthalmic pathology. He has published 333 articles in peer reviewed journals, 47 chapters in books of ophthalmology. He has received 30 awards. He is a member of International Uveitis Study Group. American Uveitis Society and executive council member of International Ocular Inflammation Society. He was the first to describe ocular lesions in AIDS in India. His current area of research is uveitis, AIDS and Eales' disease.