Uvea and Immunology

Uvea is the middle coat of the eye, the vascular coat, which provides the life line - nutrition to the eye. Being rich in blood,it is prone for various blood borne conditions forming a spectrum

Uveitis - This may be auto immune or infective or From an internal or an external source.

Few conditions sometimes pass of as a " red eye" while few may be more sinisterous, repeating, de-capacitating, requiring extensive investigations and finally of elusive reasons.

Complications like cataract, glaucoma, corneal decompensation, retinal detachments, macular swellings can occur and hamper vision.

May need range of medications- eye drops- injections- surgeries- immune suppression.