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Uveitis Symptoms and Causes

Dr Foster Uveitis Eye Exam

Uveitis (u-vee-I-tis) of the eye is inflammation inside the eye, specifically affecting one or more of the three parts of the eye that make up the uvea. The uvea consists of the iris, the ciliary body and the choroid.

Signs, symptoms and characteristics include:

  1. Eye redness
  2. Eye pain
  3. Light sensitivity
  4. Blurred vision
  5. Dark, floating spots in your field of vision (floaters)
  6. Decreased vision

It is the third leading cause of blindness in developed countries but yet is a treatable and curable disease: Learn More

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     Uveitis and Steroid-Sparing Therapy

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    Audio-Digest Ophthalmology Volume 56, Issue 15

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