Uveitis (macular edema associated with uveitis)
Uveitis is a general term for a series of ocular inflammatory diseases, including about 30 types of ocular inflammatory diseases, which can be divided into anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis, and intermediate uveitis according to the site of the disease.
Uveitis is a common ophthalmic disease that can cause some serious complications and sequelae. It is one of the main causes of blindness.
There are more than one million adults in China with uveitis. Most patients are between 20 and 60 years of age.
About 30-40% of uveitis patients are also accompanied by macular edema. There is currently no approved treatment for macular edema secondary to uveitis worldwide.