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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eye inflammation: Iritis is an internal inflammation of the eye (also called uveitis) in which a sterile inflammaion is set up. It sometimes is associated with systemi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience in Ophthalmology
Varies : Immunology, infectious, trauma, surgery.
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Several things: Recurrent iritis can be from certain antibiotics or antivirals, autoimmune disorders, infections, trauma, or genetic predisposition. Your doctor shoul ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Inside eye inflamed: Iritis is a sterile inflammation of the internal parts of the eye. It causes pain, redness and light sensitivity and can lead to serious consequences ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Depends: On the cause. If there is an underlying disease then this needs to be treated, whether it is infectious or non infectious (inflammatory). Different an ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually: Iritis is usually a symptom of trauma, infection or inflammation and can be short term if properly treated. There are certain diseases, however, where ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pain, lightsensitive: This is a sterile inflammation of the inside of the eye usually of unknown cause. The eye releases a flood of inflammatory cells internally and the l ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Iritis: Steroid anti-inflammatory eye drops, dilating eye drops, pressure-reducing eye drops, oral steroids, or steroid-sparing agents such as Methotrexate if ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Inflammation: Iritis is a form of uveitis of inflammation of the uvea. The uvea is a layer of the eye. Inflammation here can cause pain, redness and sensitivity to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Dilating drops are thought to reduce the pain of iritis, but they are not necessary for treatment as long as you are using some anti-inflammatory eye ... Read More

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