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How long does it take for an inflamed iris to heal?

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It depends on how severe your iritis is and how well your eye improves with treatment.
Iritis usually goes away within a week or two if it's caused by an injury. Otherwise, it can take weeks and occasionally months.
If it's from an infection, you'll need to treat that first so your iris can heal. Iritis related to diseases, such as sarcoidosis or ankylosing spondylitis, may be chronic or recurrent.

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Mayo Clinic: "Iritis."

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: "Iritis."

 

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on March 17, 2020

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Iritis."

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: "Iritis."

 

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on March 17, 2020

From: Iritis

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