Ocular Immunology

Ocular immunology is the destructive inflammatory diseases of the eye mediated by abnormal immunoregulatory processes. These diseases can slightly reduce vision or lead to severe vision loss. Uveitis is inflammatory diseases that affect the uvea. In addition, uveitis is used to describe any inflammatory disease that produces swelling and destroys eye tissues, including within the retina. It’s commonly associated with systemic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Many different things can cause uveitis. In some cases the cause is unknown, or in doctor language, ‘idiopathic.’ the body's immune system may be a cause.  Bruising, infections, tumors and toxins can cause eye pain, sensitivity to light, poor vision, and increased floaters.

 

 Patients with the following diseases carry a higher risk of developing uveitis:

 

 ·         AIDS

 

 ·         CMV retinitis

 

 ·         Herpes zoster infection

 

·         Histoplasmosis

 

 ·         Kawasaki disease

 

 ·         Multiple sclerosis

 

 ·         Psoriasis

 

 ·         Reactive arthritis

 

 ·         Rheumatoid arthritis        

 

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