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Can an eye injury lead to uveitis?

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Yes. A trauma or bruise there can cause it. Eye surgery can also lead to uveitis.

From: Is Uveitis a Symptom of Something Else? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Eye Institute: “Facts About Uveitis.”

American Academy of Ophthalmology.

National Health Services UK: “Uveitis: Causes.”

MayoClinic.org: “Uveitis.”

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on November 16, 2018

SOURCES:

National Eye Institute: “Facts About Uveitis.”

American Academy of Ophthalmology.

National Health Services UK: “Uveitis: Causes.”

MayoClinic.org: “Uveitis.”

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on November 16, 2018

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