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Is iritis considered short-term?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Needs evaluation
Most cases of iritis (a sterile inflammation inside the eye similar to arthritis inside a joint) are spontaneous and not related to any thing else.
Some are due to systemic disease association, trauma, etc. The complications of iritis can be serious and you should be seeing an ophthalmolgist right away to avoid these. Treatment is generally very effective.

In brief: Needs evaluation
Most cases of iritis (a sterile inflammation inside the eye similar to arthritis inside a joint) are spontaneous and not related to any thing else.
Some are due to systemic disease association, trauma, etc. The complications of iritis can be serious and you should be seeing an ophthalmolgist right away to avoid these. Treatment is generally very effective.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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 it can be chronic and difficult to eradicate.

In brief: 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 it can be chronic and difficult to eradicate.
Dr. Matheson Harris
Dr. Matheson Harris
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