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Featured Article for October 1, 2015

Retinal Vasculitis

Retinal vasculitis can be an isolated condition or a complication of local or systemic inflammatory disorders characterized by inflammation of the retinal vessels. It is a sight-threatening condition associated with various infective, auto-immune, inflammatory or neoplastic disorders. Retinal vasculitis is used as a descriptive term to explain a conglomerate of typical clinical manifestations including perivascular sheathing or cuffing, vascular leakage and/or occlusion. It may be associated with signs of retinal ischemia, including cotton-wool spots and intra-retinal hemorrhage.

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Section Lead Editors

Cataract/Anterior Segment  
Alpa S. Patel, M.D.
Cornea/External Disease  
Penny A. Asbell M.D. M.B.A.
Sarwat Salim MD, FACS
Andrew Go Lee, MD
Cat Nguyen Burkat, MD FACS
Todd Mondzelewski, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus  
Monte A Del Monte, MD
Refractive Management/Intervention  
Natalie Afshari, MD FACS
Vinay A. Shah M.D.
Russell W. Read, MD, PhD