Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which is called the Uvea. The uvea supplies blood to the retina and retina is the light-sensitive part of the eye that focuses the images you see and sends them to the brain. Some types of Uveitis may be caused by an underlying autoimmune or inflammatory disorder. There are many types of Uveitis namely Anterior Uveitis, Intermediate Uveitis, Posterior Uveitis, and Panuveitis. Some of the common signs and symptoms of Uveitis include sensitivity to light, redness in the eye, floaters, and blurred vision.
HOW IS UVEITIS DIAGNOSED?
An ophthalmologist would check your eyes through regular eye examinations and routine checks.
HOW IS UVEITIS TREATED?
1. Drugs that reduce inflammation.
2. Drugs that fight bacteria or viruses
3. Drugs that affect the immune system or destroy cells
Surgical procedures include:
2. Surgery that implants a device into the eye to provide a slow and sustained release of a medication.
DID YOU KNOW?
Thought it is not a serious problem the issue of uveitis is known to be quite troublesome and should be treated immediately.