Uveitis

 Treating the inflammation of the middle layer of the eye 

Clinic location

Uveitis is an inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, called the uvea or uveal tract. This is made up of the iris (coloured part of the eye), the ciliary body (ring of muscle behind the iris) and the choroid (layer of tissue that supports the retina).

Read more about uveitis on the NHS website.

  • Symptoms

    • Pain in one or both eyes
    • Redness
    • Blurred vision
    • Sensitivity to light (photophobia)
    • Floaters (shadows that move across your field of vision)
  • Treatment

    Treatment for uveitis will depend on which areas of the eye are affected and what caused the condition. Medication is the main treatment, but surgery may be needed to deal with the consequences of the inflammation.

  • Team

    Professor Miles Stanford and his team are world experts at treating uveitis.

 

 

 

 

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Tel: 020 7188 8871

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