Inflammation Limited to Front of Eye Can Aid Recovery in Ocular Sarcoidosis

Inflammation Limited to Front of Eye Can Aid Recovery in Ocular Sarcoidosis

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Inflammation Limited to Front of Eye Can Aid Recovery in Ocular Sarcoidosis

Recovery for people with ocular sarcoidosis is more likely if anterior uveitis — inflammation in front of the eye — is evident at diagnosis and they are of Caucasian ethnicity, a long-term study in patients in Europe reports. But elevated intraocular pressure generally leads to poorer outcomes, its researchers wrote. They also noted that Caucasians were the majority of people in this study, an ethnicity “known to be overall associated with a better prognosis in sarcoidosis.” The…

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