What is uveitis?
Uveitis is an inflammation of the uvea. The uvea is the front part of the eye. It includes the iris, which is the colored part of the eye, and the parts right next to and behind the iris. Uveitis may hurt a lot of parts of the eye. It may last as long as six weeks, or it may last a shorter time.
What causes uveitis?
Inflammation can be caused by germs or by injury to the eye.
What kind of vision do people have who have uveitis?
Uveitis causes blurred vision. It be hard to see in bright light. The eyes may be watery and achy or very painful. When the sickness is healed, the vision may still be blurry. Other vision problems may come because of uveitis. You can look them up on this website. They include scotomas, glaucoma and cataracts.
What will help you if you have uveitis?
See a doctor to help heal the uveitis. Eye drops and other medicine may help you.
If another eye problem starts, talk to the doctor about taking care of that problem. Look up the problem on this website and find things that will help you if you have lost vision.
- Fall Registration Forms 2022-23
- "Anything is PAWsible", Dogs and Daily Living Skills Workshop for Students and Parents
Join us at this workshop!
- CTEBVI Scholarships
Check out some scholarship opportunities sponsored by the California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEBVI) conference.
- Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium
Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Summer Academies
Starting June 13, 2022
- White Cane Day 2022
October 12, 2022
- Winter Concert 2022 (Theme: Joy)
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 and Thursday, December 15, 2022