This book discusses the main clinical aspects of common uveitic infectious and non-infectious entities, the diagnostic work-up, and the treatment/management options based on the literature, where available, and clinical experience. Providing a quick reference guide to uveitis and retina fellows as well as general ophthalmologists, this comprehensive book includes chapters on diagnostic biopsy and pediatric uveitis, as well as reference tables and figures.
As part of the series "Current Practices in Ophthalmology" this book is intended for residents, fellows-in-training, generalist ophthalmologists and specialists alike.
This volume covers the main clinical findings of common uveitic infectious and non-infectious entities, and management options.
Dr. Phoebe Lin, MD, PhD, completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of California San Francisco and a two year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and disease at Duke University, where she was awarded a Heed Foundation fellowship and the Ron G. Michels fellowship. She then completed a one-year fellowship in uveitis and ocular inflammation at the Casey Eye Institute. Dr. Lin is currently an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology in the divisions of Retinal/Vitreous Diseases and Uveitis/Ocular Immunology at the Casey Eye Institute, where she participates in the education of surgical retina fellows, uveitis fellows, and ophthalmology residents, and also pursues independent research using animal models to identify novel therapeutic targets for uveitis. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and other articles, is on the executive committee of the American Uveitis Society, the planning committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Uveitis subspecialty day meeting, and is an editor for the American Society of Retina Specialists publication, Retina Times.