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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Eye inflammation: Uveitis is an inflammation of the middle layer of the eye. The eye may be read, itchy, or painful. There are multiple causes for this and it is impo ... Read More
Dr. James Leaming
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Eye inflammation: Refers to inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, termed the "uvea" but in common usage may refer to any inflammatory process involving the inter ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye inflammation: Uveitis is a usually sterile inflammation inside the eye, sort of like arthritis of the inside of the eye. Inflammatory cells are released, the eyes ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Some uveitides, like postoperative anterior uveitis, can be treated and stopped (cured). Whereas others may require life long ocular and systemic man ... Read More
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Treated mostly: Uveitis is inflammation in the eye. It depends: anterior, intermediate, posterior or associate with a systemic condition. Steroids treat inflammation ... Read More
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Dr. Breno Da rocha lima
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Uveitis: First it is important to have a work up to attempt to determine an underlying cause. Uveitis can be infectious and non-infectious. Generally it is not ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Wong
32 years experience Ophthalmology
2 types of docs: Uveitis ranges from mild to severe. Most eye professionals are apt to treat mild uveitis, while retinal specialists and "uveitis specialists" often t ... Read More
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Dr. Breno Da rocha lima
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Uveitis: Yes, I'm a uveitis specialist. Generally you can find a uveitis specialist in university-based hospitals.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologists: Uveitis occurs regularly in the practice of most ophthalmologists. They are comfortable with treating episodes of this condition and know who to refe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Um..: Too vague. An inflammation of the uvea. Often idiopathic. Could be due to host of infectious/inflammatory diseases.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A long time: By definition it is chronic. This means that it will not rapidly respond to medication, is sometimes recurrent, and could last weeks to years dependi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
JRA: It depends on the type of jra. Often, folks with jra will have repeated bouts of uveitis. This may lead to other eye problems, such as glaucoma, cat ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation: Uveitis is an inflammatory problem usually in the posterior segment of the eye which can be associated with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis but ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
It can: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience Ophthalmology
See Below: Uveitis is described as any type of inflammation inside of the eye. There are many different types of uveitis conditions and causes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More

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