• onset
  • Experiencing the vision of floaters, flashes, blurred vision and loss of side vision in just one of the eyes is an early indication of the onset of Retinitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The incidence of new-onset CMV retinitis in the non-affected eye was calculated, and baseline risk factors for fellow eye involvement calculated using a Cox proportional hazards model. (arvojournals.org)
  • systemic
  • Systemic antiviral therapy for at least the first few months after diagnosis may be helpful in reducing development of retinitis in the fellow eye. (arvojournals.org)
  • intravenous
  • In contrast, other approved intravenous treatments for CMV retinitis are given daily or multiple times each day and often require a catheter surgically implanted in the chest or arm for chronic administration. (gilead.com)
  • treatment
  • To determine the best therapeutic regimen, using currently approved drugs, for treatment of relapsed cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We can diagnose CMV retinitis fairly easily and reliably in less than two minutes, and there is an effective, practical treatment," said one of the authors, Dr. David Wilson, former Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical coordinator in Thailand. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • CMV retinitis is not mentioned in the current and pending WHO guidelines for HIV treatment in resource-poor settings. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Investigator
  • He is the recipient of many awards including the Research to Prevent Blindness Olga Keith Weiss Scholar Award, Research to Prevent Blindness Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award, Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Scientific Investigator, American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award, Clinical Uveitis Research Award from the German Uveitis Patient Interest Group, EyeCare America, Lifetime Volunteer Physician Award, and European Uveitis Patient Interest Association (EUPIA) Uveitis Award. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • NGOs have been proposed a discounted price from Roche of € 1,281 (US$ 1,899) for a four-month course of therapy, but this offer remains expensive and excludes many countries where the CMV retinitis problem is most acute. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • treat
  • Current research on Retinitis includes studying stem cells, medications, gene therapies, and transplants to help treat/cure this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent research has shown that AAV can successfully restore color vision to treat color blindness in adult monkeys. (wikipedia.org)
  • gene
  • Retinitis is controlled by a single gene which can be inherited via an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, or X-linked gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retinal gene therapy holds great promise in treating different forms of non-inherited and inherited blindness. (wikipedia.org)