Charles Stephen Foster

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Affiliation: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of coincident cataract and uveitis
    Charles Stephen Foster
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 14:1-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of etanercept in preventing relapse of uveitis controlled by methotrexate
    C Stephen Foster
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:437-40. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy treated with corticosteroid-sparing systemic immunomodulatory therapy
    Szilard Kiss
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:1066-71. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Combined therapy of cyclosporine A and mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of birdshot retinochoroidopathy: a 12-month follow-up
    Rene Antonio Cervantes-Castañeda
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:637-43. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Anticardiolipin antibodies and ocular disease
    Filipe Vieira Lima Cabrita
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute MERSI, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 13:265-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid review
    C Stephen Foster
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4:435-9. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil therapy for sarcoidosis-associated uveitis
    Pooja Bhat
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 17:185-90. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis
    C Stephen Foster
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 14:395-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term progression, prognosis, and treatment of patients with recurrent ocular manifestations of Reiter's syndrome
    Szilard Kiss
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:1764-9. 2003
  10. pmc Methotrexate for ocular inflammatory diseases
    Sapna Gangaputra
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Fundus Photograph Reading Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:2188-98.e1. 2009

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of coincident cataract and uveitis
    Charles Stephen Foster
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 14:1-6. 2003
    ..In addition, we also reemphasize the idea of a model of zero tolerance to intraocular inflammation to minimize the incidence of irreversible damage to ocular structures essential to good vision...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of etanercept in preventing relapse of uveitis controlled by methotrexate
    C Stephen Foster
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:437-40. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of etanercept vs placebo in preventing relapses of uveitis in patients taking methotrexate with control of uveitis and whose methotrexate dosage was being tapered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy treated with corticosteroid-sparing systemic immunomodulatory therapy
    Szilard Kiss
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:1066-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy (BSRC) treated with corticosteroid-sparing systemic immunomodulatory therapy (IMT)...
  4. doi request reprint Combined therapy of cyclosporine A and mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of birdshot retinochoroidopathy: a 12-month follow-up
    Rene Antonio Cervantes-Castañeda
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:637-43. 2013
    ..To retrospectively report a 12-month follow up for combined therapy with systemic cyclosporine A (CSA) and mycophenolate mofetil (MM) in treatment of patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy (BSRC)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anticardiolipin antibodies and ocular disease
    Filipe Vieira Lima Cabrita
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute MERSI, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 13:265-70. 2005
    ..It focuses mainly on ocular features and treatment, but also describes the epidemiology, main systemic features, immunology, and immunopathology of the antiphospholipid syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid review
    C Stephen Foster
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4:435-9. 2004
    ..Ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid produces progressive cicatrizing conjunctivitis; this can result in scarring of the conjunctiva and cornea...
  7. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil therapy for sarcoidosis-associated uveitis
    Pooja Bhat
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 17:185-90. 2009
    ..To evaluate the control of ocular inflammation and the steroid sparing effect in patients with sarcoidosis-associated uveitis treated with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis
    C Stephen Foster
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 14:395-8. 2003
    ..This review surveys publications from peer-reviewed literature published since 2001on the matter of uveitis associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term progression, prognosis, and treatment of patients with recurrent ocular manifestations of Reiter's syndrome
    Szilard Kiss
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:1764-9. 2003
    ....
  10. pmc Methotrexate for ocular inflammatory diseases
    Sapna Gangaputra
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Fundus Photograph Reading Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:2188-98.e1. 2009
    ..To evaluate the outcome of treatment with methotrexate for noninfectious ocular inflammation...
  11. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil after methotrexate failure or intolerance in the treatment of scleritis and uveitis
    Lucia Sobrin
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1416-21, 1421.e1. 2008
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of treatment with mycophenolate mofetil in patients with scleritis and uveitis refractory to or intolerant of methotrexate...
  12. pmc Biological response modifier therapy for refractory childhood uveitis
    Michael Gallagher
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, 5 Cambridge Center, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1341-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate the use of biological response modifiers (BRM) in the treatment of refractory childhood uveitis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of treatment and its related side effects in patients with severe ocular cicatricial pemphigoid
    Elisabetta Miserocchi
    Immunology and Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:111-8. 2002
    ..To determine the clinical outcome of patients with ocular-cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) and the influence of systemic treatment on clinical progression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of ocular inflammatory disorders with daclizumab
    George N Papaliodis
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:786-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of daclizumab therapy for patients with various ophthalmologic inflammatory disorders (all having previously failed standard treatment methods)...
  15. pmc Cyclophosphamide for ocular inflammatory diseases
    Siddharth S Pujari
    The Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:356-65. 2010
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of cyclophosphamide therapy for noninfectious ocular inflammation...
  16. doi request reprint Road to remission: a comprehensive review of therapy in uveitis
    Sana S Siddique
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, 5 Cambridge Center, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02412, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 20:1497-515. 2011
    ..The goal is to achieve quiescence through aggressive use of corticosteroids to extinguish the fire and then move along to achieve steroid-free remission through immunosuppressant agents...
  17. doi request reprint Intravenous daclizumab for recalcitrant ocular inflammatory disease
    Pooja Bhat
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, 5 Cambridge Center, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 247:687-92. 2009
    ..To evaluate outcomes of patients with recalcitrant ocular inflammation treated with intravenous daclizumab...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of treatment with immunomodulatory therapy in patients with corticosteroid-resistant juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated chronic iridocyclitis
    Ellen N Yu
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 13:353-60. 2005
    ....
  19. pmc Hypopyon in patients with uveitis
    Ali A Zaidi
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Pennsylvania, The Ocular Inflammation Service and Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:366-72. 2010
    ..To evaluate the risk of and risk factors for hypopyon among patients with uveitis and to evaluate the risk of visual changes and complications after hypopyon...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgery for hypotony in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis
    Ellen N Yu
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 15:11-7. 2007
    ..To describe the clinical response to cyclitic membrane excision of eyes with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis and hypotony...
  21. doi request reprint Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy: outcome and visual prognosis
    Tito Fiore
    Department of Ophthalmology, Cornell University, New York, USA
    Retina 29:994-1001. 2009
    ..To examine the clinical outcomes and the effect of treatment in patients with acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy...
  22. doi request reprint Daclizumab for treatment of birdshot chorioretinopathy
    Lucia Sobrin
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, 5 Cambridge Center, Eighth Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:186-91. 2008
    ..To report the outcomes for daclizumab in the treatment of birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR) refractory to traditional immunomodulatory therapy (IMT)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of chlorambucil in intractable noninfectious uveitis: the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary experience
    Elisabetta Miserocchi
    Immunology and Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:137-42. 2002
    ..To report our experience with the use of chlorambucil for otherwise treatment-resistant uveitis and to assess its safety and efficacy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of early and late immunomodulatory treatment in patients with HLA-B27-associated chronic uveitis
    Sofia Androudi
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114 3069, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 241:1000-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of early versus late immunomodulatory treatment (IMT) in patients with HLA-B27-associated chronic uveitis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil as an immunomodulatory agent in the treatment of chronic ocular inflammatory disorders
    Stefanos Baltatzis
    Immunology Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:1061-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of patients with chronic ocular inflammatory disease treated with mycophenolate mofetil as an immunosuppressive and steroid-sparing agent...
  26. ncbi request reprint Visual outcome in herpes simplex virus and varicella zoster virus uveitis: a clinical evaluation and comparison
    Elisabetta Miserocchi
    Immunology and Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:1532-7. 2002
    ..To compare clinical characteristics and outcomes in patients with uveitis caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) and varicella zoster virus (VZV)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis: immunomodulatory therapy
    Shawkat Shafik Michel
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:378-83. 2002
    ..To report our analysis of the efficacy of immunomodulatory therapy on the course of 19 patients with multifocal choroiditis and panuveitis (MCP)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pulse IV cyclophosphamide in ocular inflammatory disease: efficacy and short-term safety
    Khayyam Durrani
    Immunology and Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:960-5. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy and short-term safety of appropriately monitored pulse IV cyclophosphamide therapy in the treatment of patients with severe or treatment-resistant autoimmune ocular inflammatory disease...
  29. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical differences between normal and chronically inflamed conjunctiva: diagnostic features
    Manisha Mehta
    Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, MA 02412, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:786-9. 2011
    ..We conducted a cross sectional, controlled, blinded and prospective Institutional Review Board-approved study on the occurrence and pattern of fibrinogen at the epithelial basement membrane zone (BMZ) of normal and inflamed conjunctiva...
  30. doi request reprint Outcomes of cataract surgery in children with chronic uveitis
    Karina Quinones
    Massachussets Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:725-31. 2009
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of cataract surgery in children with chronic uveitis...
  31. doi request reprint Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome
    David M Hinkle
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, 5 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02412, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 48:9-13. 2008
  32. doi request reprint Flare-up rates with bimatoprost therapy in uveitic glaucoma
    Egidio Fortuna
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:876-82. 2008
    ..To evaluate the rate of flares in patients with uveitic glaucoma treated with topical bimatoprost and to assess its effect on intraocular pressure (IOP) in this subset of patients...
  33. doi request reprint Biologic response modifier therapy for psoriatic ocular inflammatory disease
    Nancy Huynh
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 16:89-93. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of biologic response modifiers (BRMs) in the treatment of patients with psoriatic ocular inflammatory disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intraocular lens tolerance in surgery for cataracta complicata: assessment of four implant materials
    George N Papaliodis
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 17:120-3. 2002
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Use of systemic T-lymphocyte signal transduction inhibitors in the treatment of atopic keratoconjunctivitis
    Fahd Anzaar
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Cornea 27:884-8. 2008
    ..We describe the successful treatment of 6 patients with severe atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) resistant to conventional therapies...
  36. doi request reprint Keratoprosthesis in autoimmune disease
    Jessica Ciralsky
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 18:275-80. 2010
    ..To describe the clinical features and course of 2 patients with autoimmune diseases and their experience with the Boston keratoprosthesis. To draw on general medical literature to try to better understand recurrent complications...
  37. doi request reprint Combination of rituximab and intravenous immunoglobulin for recalcitrant ocular cicatricial pemphigoid: a preliminary report
    C Stephen Foster
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:861-9. 2010
    ..To compare the effectiveness and safety of the combination therapy of rituximab (RTX) and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) to other immunosuppressive regimens in the treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP)...
  38. pmc Azathioprine for ocular inflammatory diseases
    Sirichai Pasadhika
    Department of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:500-509.e2. 2009
    ..To evaluate treatment outcomes of azathioprine for noninfectious ocular inflammatory diseases...
  39. pmc Cyclosporine for ocular inflammatory diseases
    R Oktay Kaçmaz
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:576-84. 2010
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcomes of cyclosporine treatment for noninfectious ocular inflammation...
  40. ncbi request reprint A nonrandomized comparison of the clinical outcome of ocular involvement in patients with mucous membrane (cicatricial) pemphigoid between conventional immunosuppressive and intravenous immunoglobulin therapies
    Erik Letko
    Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Immunol 111:303-10. 2004
    ..This clinical difference could be because of the reduced production of pathogenic antibody, and/or restoration of the immunoregulation, which may have been disturbed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patterns of exacerbations of chronic non-infectious uveitis in pregnancy and puerperium
    Leila I Kump
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 14:99-104. 2006
    ..To determine patterns of exacerbations of recurrent non-infectious uveitis during pregnancy and puerperium...
  42. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pediatric uveitis cases at a tertiary referral center
    Leila I Kump
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:1287-92. 2005
    ..To analyze demographics, anatomic data, diagnoses, systemic associations, and visual outcomes of pediatric patients in a large tertiary eye center...
  43. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for uveitic macular edema
    Sofia Androudi
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, and the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute MERSI, Boston, 02114, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 13:205-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (TA) for treating macular edema secondary to non-infectious uveitis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Visual outcomes in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis
    Leila I Kump
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1874-7. 2006
    ..To analyze visual outcomes in children affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ahmed valve implantation for uncontrolled pediatric uveitic glaucoma
    Chrysanthi Kafkala
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute and Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J AAPOS 9:336-40. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Ahmed valve implantation for the management of glaucoma associated with chronic uveitis in pediatric patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Obliterative microangiopathy presenting as chronic conjunctivitis in a patient with relapsing polychondritis
    Ellen N Yu
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, Massachusetts Eye Research Surgery Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02142, USA
    Cornea 25:621-2. 2006
    ..To report histopathologic findings and treatment of obliterative microangiopathy in a patient with chronic conjunctivitis due to relapsing polychondritis (RP)...
  47. pmc Infliximab for the treatment of refractory scleritis
    Priyanka Doctor
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, 5 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:579-83. 2010
    ..One (10%) patient developed a lupus-like reaction necessitating discontinuation of infliximab. CONCLUSION Infliximab may be considered in the treatment of non-infectious scleritis refractory to other treatment...
  48. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of uveitis
    Frank F Lee
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, 5 Cambridge Center, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1135-46. 2010
    ..Untreated or poorly managed cases can lead to ciliary body dysfunction, inadequate aqueous production, chorioretinal damage, and possibly blindness...
  49. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of idiopathic orbital inflammation with mycophenolate mofetil
    Mark P Hatton
    Department of Oculoplastic, Orbit, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:916-8. 2005
    ..To report our experience with the use of mycophenolate mofetil for treatment of idiopathic orbital inflammation (IOI)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory therapy for the treatment of ocular inflammatory disease: evidence-based medicine recommendations for use
    Eva Christina Kim
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 46:141-64. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of IL-4 on conjunctival fibroblasts: possible role in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid
    Mohammed S Razzaque
    Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3417-23. 2003
    ..Interleukin (IL)-4 plays an important role in both the inflammatory and fibrotic events in several human and experimental diseases. In the present study, the possible role of IL-4 in the pathogenesis of OCP was investigated...
  52. doi request reprint The Boston keratoprosthesis in Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    Rony R Sayegh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:438-44. 2008
    ..To evaluate the use of the Boston keratoprosthesis (KPro) in patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Treatment of ocular inflammation in children
    Sunil M Thadani
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 6:289-301. 2004
    ..It is based on a limited tolerance to corticosteroid use and a more proactive approach to corticosteroid-sparing immunomodulatory therapy in an effort to induce a durable remission off all corticosteroids...
  54. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy and recurrent acute anterior uveitis
    Vanessa M B Fiorelli
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 18:116-20. 2010
    ..To investigate oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy in the prevention of recurrences of uveitis in patients with recurrent nongranulomatous, idiopathic, or HLA-B27-associated acute anterior uveitis (AAU)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, keratomycosis, and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy
    Barbara Iaccheri
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cornea 23:819-22. 2004
    ..Keratoprosthesis (KPro) restored functional vision for the patient...
  56. doi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 2-2008. A 38-year-old woman with postpartum visual loss, shortness of breath, and renal failure
    Colm C Magee
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:275-89. 2008
  57. ncbi request reprint Conjunctival non-caseating granulomas in a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive patient attributed to sarcoidosis
    Thekla G Papadaki
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 14:309-11. 2006
    ..To report a rare case of isolated ocular sarcoidosis in an HIV positive patient...
  58. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory medications in uveitis
    Demetrios Vavvas
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 44:187-203. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Mucous membrane pemphigoid: an update
    Margherita E Eschle-Meniconi
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and Medical School of Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 16:303-7. 2005
    ..To review articles on mucous membrane pemphigoid, published between June 2004-May 2005...
  60. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis-associated uveitis
    Ghassan Zein
    Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:137-42. 2004
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics and course of 16 patients with uveitis associated with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of limited ophthalmic Wegener granulomatosis: distinctive pathologic features with ANCA test confirmation
    Muna Ahmed
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Harvard Medical School, 8th Floor, 5 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Int Ophthalmol 28:35-46. 2008
    ..To describe the clinical and histopathologic finding of very limited ophthalmic Wegener granulomatosis (WG)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in patients with ocular-cicatricial pemphigoid: a long-term follow-up
    Naveed Sami
    Department of Oral Medicine, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1380-2. 2004
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Intravitreal bevacizumab for uveitic choroidal neovascularization
    Priyanka P Doctor
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 17:118-26. 2009
    ..To report 5 cases of inflammatory choroidal neovascularization (CNV) that were treated with intravitreal bevacizumab...
  64. pmc Ocular inflammation in Behçet disease: incidence of ocular complications and of loss of visual acuity
    R Oktay Kaçmaz
    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution, Cambridge, Massachusetts 21042, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:828-36. 2008
    ..To estimate the risk of structural ocular complications and loss of visual acuity (VA) in cases of Behçet disease (BD) and to evaluate potential risk and protective factors for these events...
  65. ncbi request reprint Ocular pemphigus
    Yassine J Daoud
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:585-90. 2005
    ..Ocular involvement in patients with pemphigus vulgaris (PV) has been rarely reported. We report ocular involvement in 11 patients with PV...
  66. ncbi request reprint Biology of interleukin-5 in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid
    Erik Letko
    The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Uveitis and Immunology Service, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:565-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate levels of interleukin-5 (IL-5) in the sera, eosinophil counts in the peripheral blood, and eosinophil and mast cell counts in the inflamed conjunctivae of patients with active OCP...
  67. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic ophthalmia
    David S Chu
    Department of Opthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, 02114, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 42:179-85. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint Spirochetal uveitis
    Jenny E Hong
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 46:123-39. 2006