Review ArticleIMMUNOSUPPRESSION FOR POSTERIOR UVEITISJABS, DOUGLAS A. MD, MBA*†‡; AKPEK, ESEN KARAMURSEL MD*Author Information From the *Department of Ophthalmology and the †Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the ‡Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. Supported in part by grant EY00405 from the National Eye Institute, the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD), and a Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Scientist Award (to D.A.J.). Reprint requests: Douglas A. Jabs, The Wilmer Eye Institute, 550 North Broadway, Suite 700, Baltimore, MD 21205; e-mail: [email protected] Retina: January 2005 - Volume 25 - Issue 1 - p 1-18 Buy In Brief In this review, we will discuss the natural history of several of these diseases and the evidence for the use of corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs for their treatment. After the specific diseases are reviewed briefly, we present a review on the use of the various agents. © The Ophthalmic Communications Society, Inc.