What is Uveitis?


Red Eyes, Blurry Vision, Eye Pain, and Flashes.

You’ll start treatment right away. If an infection is to blame, you’ll get antibiotics. If not, your eye doctor may prescribe eye drops or pills with steroids to ease swelling and drugs to relieve pain. He may give you drops that dilate your pupil to prevent eye spasms and other problems. Dark glasses will help with light sensitivity.

Complications can be serious: Glaucoma, Cataracts, Abnormal growth of blood vessels in the eyes that interferes with vision, fluid in the retina, and vision loss.

That’s why early diagnosis and treatment by a specialist are critical.