Uveitis

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What is Uveitis?

Uveitis occurs when the middle layer of the eyeball gets inflamed (red and swollen). This layer, called the uvea, has many blood vessels that nourish the eye. Uveitis can damage vital eye tissue, leading to permanent vision loss.

What the causes of Uveitis?

Doctors do not always know what causes uveitis. You are more likely to get uveitis if you have or have had:

  • infections such as shingles virus, herpes simplex virus, syphilis, Lyme disease, and parasites such as toxoplasmosis.
  • a systemic inflammatory disease such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), rheumatoid arthritis or lupus
  • an eye injury

What is the treatment of Uveitis?

Treat meant of uveitis depends on the cause of the disease and my required the use of systemic steroids and other immunosuppressive agents. Several tests are required to reach the appropriate diagnosis. It is very important to consult a uveitis specialist to plan your treatment.

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