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Membership Application

Membership applications are welcomed from clinicians whose practice focuses primarily on uveitis.  Researchers in ocular inflammation and uveitis will also be considered.

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2nd Uveitis Course

IUSG will host the 2nd Uveitis Course: Accra, Ghana - February 8-14, 2020. The program activities to advance knowledge about uveitis...

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ISU2020 Sponsorship Prospectus

Become part of ISU2020 by taking up a sponsorship package which comprises attractive benefits. Don't miss this opportunity. Opportunities are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

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ISU2020 program

Check out the preliminary program for the upcoming ISU2020. The 10th International Symposium on Uveitis is held concurrently with the 33rd APACRS Annual Meeting...

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ISU2020 Meeting: With Plenary Lectures, Symposiums and an Attractive Social Programme.
Not to be missed!

500+ delegates

+100 expert

13 Plenary

3 workshops

1 Basic Science Course

About the IUSG

The IUSG was formed in 1978 by a small number of clinicians who shared a common interest in uveitis.

Over the next almost 40 years the group has increased in size to over 100 uveitis specialists from all over the world. The IUSG comprises clinicians and researchers who are committed to stimulate, encourage, and intensify a converted effort in research and clinical management of uveitis, with the goal of developing new methods for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the blinding complications of uveitis.

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What is Uveitis?

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Uveitis is a name given to inflammation inside the eye that in some patients can lead to blindness.

It can affect one or both eyes and the inflammation involves the uveal tract (iris, ciliary body, and choroid), although inflammation of adjacent tissues, such as vitreous humour, retina, and optic nerve also occurs.

Little is known about the causes of uveitis, but in cases of endogenous uveitis in which no link with an infectious agent can be identified, abnormalities of immune regulation have been invoked as the cause.

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