Uveitis

Uveitis is a form of inflammation inside the eye. It is a rare condition that affects the middle layer of the eye known as the uvea. Uveitis symptoms often come on suddenly and get worse quickly. 

Uveitis causes redness on the white of your eye, discomfort when looking at bright lights and some blurring of vision.  It usually affects one eye at a time although can be bilateral and can recur. 

The treatment involves the use of steroid eye drops and ointment. You will be told when to stop your treatment by the doctor, it is not advisable to stop any of your eye drops/ointment until you have been told to do so.

This page was last updated at 10:18AM on September 3, 2021.