What is it?
Scleritis is an inflammation of the deeper layers of the wall of the eye.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of scleritis include:
- Eye redness.
- Pain in the eye.
- Sensitivity to light.
- Teary eyes.
- Decreased or loss of vision.
What to expect?
If you are diagnosed with scleritis, you can consider discussing the following subjects with your doctor:
- Are there any tests needed?
- What are the treatment options for you?
- In some patients with scleritis even after treatment, recurrence happen. Is this also the case for you?
- Some patients with scleritis have risk factors determined. Are there any risks that may have predispose you to having scleritis? If so, can you do something about it?
Seek immediate consult with your GP, if the following occurs:
- Symptoms worsen.
- Loss of vision.