What is Uveitis?
The word uveitis is used because the swelling or inflammation affects the part of the eye called the uvea. This inflammation can be caused by systemic disease (such as Sarcoidosis), infectious disease (such as Tuberculosis), or autoimmune diseases (such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis).
What are the symptoms of uveitis?
- Eye Redness
- Decreased Vision
What are my treatment options?
- Topical (eye drops)
- Oral (pills)
- Behind the eyeball (sub-tenon’s injection) or into the eyeball (intravitreal injection)