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What do I need to know about caring for someone with uveitis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The symptoms of uveitis include severe eye ache, redness, decreased vision, and floaters. Symptoms might develop gradually or appear suddenly and deteriorate rapidly and may lead to total blindness. There are also chances that uveitis might recur after a successful course of treatment. Caregivers must be prepared to help seek medical attention at a pinch. In addition, the course of treatment, whether it be antibiotics, corticosteroids, or cytotoxic medication, must be adhered to strictly.

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