Astute and safe use of topical ocular corticosteroids in general practice: Practical guidelines
Corticosteroids are an effective treatment for ocular inflammation, but they must be used with caution.
Corticosteroids are the most effective way to treat ocular inflammation. They relieve symptoms rapidly and often prevent permanent damage. These medications, however, must be used with caution, as use of steroid-containing topical drops can lead to serious side-effects.