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Ocular inflammation, also known as Uveitis, occurs when the middle layer of the eye (Uvea) gets red and swollen. Uveitis can be serious, causing damage to vital eye tissue and leading to permenant vision loss.
Infections that can include:
- Shingles Virus
- Herpes Simplex Virus
- Lyme Disease
Systemic Inflammatory Disease:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Smoking increases your risk of inflammation
Red Eyes (with/without pain)
Sensitivity to light
Seeing floaters or moving clouds