Uveitis (Chorioretinitis)

About- Uveitis also called chorioretinitis is the swelling of the middle layer of the eye, called uvea.
Symptoms-
 Red eye
 Eye Strain
 Eye floaters
 Light sensitivity
 Blurred vision
 Decreased vision 

Causes-
The exact reason for Uveitis is unknown. It may be due to some injury or infection due to other medical condition. The possible reason including several medical conditions are
 Exposure to a toxin that penetrates the eye
 Bruising
 Eye injury and trauma
 Eye cancer such as lymphoma
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Ankylosing spondylitis
 Psoriasis
 Arthritis
 Ulcerative colitis
 Kawasaki disease
 Crohn’s disease
 Sarcoidosis
 AIDS
 Shingles
 CMV retinitis
 West Nile virus
 Syphilis
 Toxoplasmosis
 Tuberculosis
 Histoplasmosis 

Specialists to visit

 Ophthalmologist
 Infectious Disease Doctor
 Optometrist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://nei.nih.gov

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