Am J Ophthalmol 2021 Mar 10. Epub 2021 Mar 10.
Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA; Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; MCM Eye Unit; MyungSung Christian Medical Center (MCM General Hospital) and MyungSung Medical School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Electronic address:
Purpose: To determine the incidence of and predictive factors for cataract in intermediate uveitis.
Design: Retrospective cohort study METHODS: Patients were identified from the Systemic Immunosuppressive Therapy for Eye Diseases (SITE) Cohort Study, in which medical records were reviewed to determine demographic and clinical data of every eye/patient at every visit at five participating United States tertiary care uveitis centers. The primary outcome was development of vision-compromising cataract as defined by a decrease in visual acuity to 20/40 or less, or requiring cataract surgery. Read More