Uveitis is eye inflammation affecting the iris and other parts of the uvea. Symptoms of uveitis include eye redness and pain, blurry vision, light sensitivity, and floating spots in the eyes. If not treated, uveitis can cause permanent damage to the eyes. Types of uveitis are iritis, cyclitis, retinitis, and choroiditis. Treatments include prescription eye drops and antibiotics. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how uveitis is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
How Uveitis Is Diagnosed
If you have uveitis, your eye doctor can help save you from blindness. But first, they need to figure out if you have it. Here’s how.
Why You Get Uveitis: Diseases and Injuries
If you have uveitis, it could be because you have another medical issue.
Iritis is a painful inflammation of the iris of the eye. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Why You Should Deal With Your Uveitis Early
If you have uveitis and don’t treat it right away, you could face serious problems.
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What Does Uveitis Look Like?
What is uveitis? How do you get it? What does it look like? Learn everything you need to know.
The Eyes (Human Anatomy): Diagram, Function, Definition, and Eye Problems
WebMD's Eyes Anatomy Pages provide a detailed picture and definition of the human eyes. Learn about their function and problems that can affect the eyes.