What is it?

Uveitis is inflammation of the middle layer of the wall of the eye. This layer of the eye consists of the iris at the front and choroid and retina at the back of the eye. The causes are varied and includes autoimmune disorder, infections such as Lyme disease, tuberculosis and viral infections, and eye disorders such as infections in the eye or mild traumatic injury to the eye.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms of uveitis include:

  • Redness of the eye.
  • Watery eye.
  • Seeing spots or floaters.
  • Pain in the eye.
  • Light sensitivity.
  • Blurry vision.
  • Decreased vision.

What to expect?

If you are diagnosed with uveitis you can consider discussing the following subjects with your doctor after the initial treatment:

  • Was an underlying cause found?

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