1. Patients with psoriasis and psoriatic disease were more likely to have uveitis and vice versa.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that in more severe cases may also involve the joints. Uveitis is an inflammatory disorder of the middle layer of the eye,...
Originally published by Harvard Health.
What Is It?
Uveitis means inflammation of the part of the eye called the uvea. The uvea, also called the uveal tract, is a continuous layer of fibrous tissue that surrounds the eye. It is made up of three structures:
The iris — The donut-shaped part that gives...
1. Visual acuity improvement was much higher with interferon beta therapy compared to methotrexate therapy (p=0.0435).
2. Macular thickness was significantly decreased in patients treated with interferon beta (p=0.0039), but increased in patients treated with methotrexate.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Study Rundown: This study demonstrates the increased efficacy of interferon...