Common "Uveitis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


"Uveitis refers to an inflammation of the eye's middle layer called the uvea. Uveitis may result from an infection, eye injury, eye surgery, or an autoimmune or inflammatory disease. People with uveitis may experience blurred vision, light sensitivity, eye pain, vision loss, dark, floating shapes in the field of vision loss. Untreated uveitis can lead to blindness and other eye problems like glaucoma, cataracts, and optic nerve damage. Anti-inflammatory medicines, eye drops, antibiotics, antivirals or antifungals, and immunosuppressants may help treat uveitis.


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Is painful red eyes with cloudy vision an emergency condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 35-year-old female, with a history of uveitis, keratitis, and herpes simplex. I saw my opthalmologist last week with a painful red eye which was sensitive to light. He did a thorough eye examination and said none of the above conditions. Because it is presenting as uveitis he will tr...  Read Full »

Dr. Agarwal Krishna Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is difficult to comment about the diagnosis without examining the eye, but the symptoms you are describing may be of some residual uveitis. You should not worry. Keep instilling the eye drops as per your ophthalmologist's instructions an...  Read Full »

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