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- What is scleritis?
- What is the sclera?
- What causes scleritis?
- What are risk factors for scleritis?
- What are symptoms of scleritis?
- What are signs of scleritis?
- How is scleritis diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for scleritis?
- What are the complications of scleritis?
- What is the prognosis for scleritis?
- Can scleritis be prevented?
- What research is being done on scleritis?
What research is being done on scleritis?
Current research in scleritis is trying to determine the exact immune abnormalities leading to the disease and is searching for more precise medication to target those portions of the immune system.
Medically reviewed by William Baer, MD; Board Certified Ophthalmology
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Watson, Peter, et al. Duane's Ophthalmology. 15th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009.
Zamir, Ehud, et al. "A prospective evaluation of subconjunctival injection of triamcinolone acetonide for resistant anterior scleritis." Ophthalmology 109.4 (2002): 798-805.