Uveitis

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Know about Uveitis

What is Uveitis?

Uvea is the middle part of the three coats of the eye. This further consists of the iris, ciliary body and the choroid. Inflammation of any of these parts is termed uveitis.

WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF UVEITIS?

Based on the part of the uvea involved, uveitis may be Anterior (involving the iris), Intermediate (involving the ciliary body), Posterior (involving the choroid) or Pan uveitis (involving all the parts).

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms of uveitis are highly variable and may include any of the following:

  • Redness
  • Pain
  • Watering
  • Inability to see bright light
  • Floaters
  • Decreased Vision