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Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Decreased vision: Retinal inflammation (retinitis) is usually painless, but can lead to severe vision loss. Some patients notice floaters and blind spots as well as a generalized decrease in vision. Any vision loss that does not resolve within a few hours should be seen by an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more
Immunosupressed: The retina is a very protected site and so inflammation is uncommon. There are a few viruses that can do so especially in the immunosupressed. There are a few autoimmune processes that attack the retina under the generic name uveitis. Some parasites can invade the retina like toxoplasmosis and histoplasmosis. If you have symptoms, floaters and vision loss, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
What can cause floaters at my age other than retina/vitreous related problems?i have 6/6 vision,no trauma,inflammation ever,3 opthas said perfect eyes
Floaters: It's good to hear that your eye examination is normal. Vitreous opacities are normal to see & discover on examination. The important distinction is evaluating normal floaters from abnormally occurring floaters. The latter would require diagnosed problems with your eyes. You've indicated a normal exam. Visual phenomena seen as floater-like disturbances may be from migrainal-type events too. ...Read more
Hello, I have had laser done in both eyes for retina tears, now I have inflammation of the left iris, I have been on steroids for 7 months eye pain still?
No definite answer: Fruits and vegetables with anti-oxidant activities are considered anti-inflammatory and the darker the color the better (as in berries ). Omega 3 fatty acid present in seafoods especially in fatty fish also has anti-inflammatory activities. Curcumin (in curry) may have anti-cancer activity. These are just some of the few i can think of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer