- Andrew Dick, University of Bristol
- Paul Foster, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
- Irene Gottlob, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester University
- Hemant Khanna, University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Namrata Sharma, Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS
- Emilie Aime, BioMed Central
Associate Editor Alastair Denniston and Section Editor Andrew Dick review past remedies, current treatments what the future might hold for inflammatory eye disease research in translation.
Human cystatin C is more highly expressed and in a wider range of cells in the conjunctiva of people with pterygium (a fibrovascular lesion of the ocular surface), suggesting it may have a role in inflammatory ocular conditions.
Corneal grafts which are severely rejected following penetrating keratoplasty can have their transparency saved in approximately two thirds of cases by the use of topical and systemic steroids, with earlier treatment being beneficial.
Older people with glaucoma and visual field loss associated with glaucoma are more likely to stop or limit their driving, although whether this is sufficient to ensure safety without impacting quality of life remains to be established.
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BMC Ophthalmology 2013, 13:22
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