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What's the treatment for iritis?

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Dr. Thomas Namey answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

Several options: Iritis, or anterior uveitis, can occur alone, but it is frequently a marker for rheumatic diseases in the spondyloarthropahy family: psoriatic arthritis, reiter's, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and sarcoidosis. Usually treated with steroid drops, but more potent drugs have been successfully used, such as Enbrel (etanercept) and humira. If recurrent and/or untreated, can cause glaucoma.

Answered 6/25/2014



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