What is

It is the inflammation of the uvea (ocular wall tissue) which rapidly deteriorates vision. It is considered a medical emergency, so if you think you have any symptoms you should see a doctor immediately.

Alert symptoms to consult

If you develop these symptoms suddenly and they get worse quickly, you should seek immediate medical attention.

The importance of attending to the ophthalmologist

Uveitis, in the vast majority of cases, presents symptoms that worsen in a short time. However, there are times when this deterioration is slower or even does not present any symptoms.

In these cases, only an ophthalmological examination can determine this disease. That is why it is very important to attend an ophthalmological check-up appointment on a regular basis.

Causes of Uveitis

There is no clear cause in all the cases that occur, as this may be an autoimmune disease. But it has been detected that this ailment is also presented by:


Effects secondaries of medicines

Systemic injuries and/or traumas

Cancer ocular

Possible complications

If not treated in time, uveitis can cause

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