Overview

Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which is called the uvea. The uvea supplies blood to the retina. The retina is the light-sensitive part of the eye that focuses the images you see and sends them to the brain. It is normally red[read article]

Tests for Uveitis

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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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Ophthalmoscopy is usually part of a routine eye test to screen for eye diseases. It looks at the back of the eye. The back of the eye is called the fundus. It consi...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Diseases of the eye can be difficult to diagnose during a general physical examination. A doctor who specializes in treating eye problems (ophthalmologist) is bette...  More
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Optical Coherence Tomography
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Medical Procedures for Uveitis

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Traditional cancer therapies like chemotherapy and radiation therapy are notorious for their severe side effects. Newer immunotherapies, which target cancer cells a...  More
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Therapeutic Immunosuppression
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Surgical Procedures for Uveitis

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Vitrectomy
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Prescribed Medications for Uveitis

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CYCLOPENTOLATE (sye kloe PEN toe late) is used in the eye to widen your pupils, so they won't respond to light. It is normally used for diagnostic procedures.  More
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FLUOCINOLONE INTRAVITREAL IMPLANT (floo oh SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is surgically placed in the eye to help treat swelling in the eye.  More
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RIMEXOLONE (ri MEX oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat swelling, redness, and inflammation in the eye following eye surgery. It is also used to treat ...  More
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ATROPINE (A troe peen) can dilate your pupils before examinations and can treat different eye problems.  More
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SCOPOLAMINE (skoe POL a meen) eye drops are used to dilate your eyes (make the pupils larger). It is also used to treat other eye conditions.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Uveitis What's this?

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Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with antioxidant properties. Vitamin E exists in eight different forms (isomers): alpha, beta, gamma, and delta tocopherol; ...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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The rhizome (root) of turmeric ( Curcuma longa Linn.) has long been used in traditional Asian medicine to treat gastrointestinal upset, arthritic pain, and low ener...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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