Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation. It affects the middle layer of tissue in the eyewall (uvea). Uveitis warning signs often come on suddenly and get worse quickly. They include eye redness, pain and blurred vision. The condition can affect one or both eyes. It primarily affects people ages 20 to 50, but it may also affect children. Possible causes of uveitis are infection, injury, or an autoimmune or inflammatory disease.
HOW IS UVEITIS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by an ophthalmologist who would check your eyes for these related issues and conduct relevant tests.
HOW IS UVEITIS TREATED?
The treatment procedure here includes antibiotics that prevents risk of infection followed with steroids and also eye drops that will help in combating the pain. They may also ask you to wear dark glasses that helps in dealing with sensitivity to light.
DID YOU KNOW?
Uveitis that affects the back of your eye (choroiditis) tends to heal more slowly than uveitis in the front of the eye (iritis).