scleritis

NOUN
  1. inflammation of the sclera
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  • Blepharitis is inflammation of the edges of the eyelids; conjunctivitis is inflammation of the membrane that lines the eyelids and connects to the eyeball; iritis is inflammation of the iris; scleritis is inflammation of the white part of the eyeball, uveitis is inflammation of the pigmented inner parts of the eye; a sty is an inflammation of an oil-secreting gland on or near the edge of an eyelid; a chalazion is a small, hard tumor that forms on the edge of an eyelid. THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE
  • The eye involvement can include uveitis, episcleritis, conjunctivitis, and photophobia.
  • A sore, red eye could be a sign of any number of problems, including conjunctivitis eye infection; episcleritis, an inflammation of the outer layers of the sclera, the white of the eye; or iritis, inflammation of an inner chamber of the eye that can occur in lupus patients. THE LUPUS HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN
  • Among the variations of scleritis, necrotizing scleritis with inflammation is the most destructive.
  • Conditions requiring referral to an ophthalmologist are orbital cellulitis, hyphaema, scleritis, iritis or uveitis, acute angle closure glaucoma, and corneal abrasions (unless very superficial).
  • Episcleritis and iritis have also been reported to occur in patients with rosacea.
  • The four main causes of painful red eyes are corneal lesions, uveitis, acute glaucoma, and scleritis.
  • Among the variations of scleritis, necrotizing scleritis with inflammation is the most destructive.
  • Blepharitis is inflammation of the edges of the eyelids; conjunctivitis is inflammation of the membrane that lines the eyelids and connects to the eyeball; iritis is inflammation of the iris; scleritis is inflammation of the white part of the eyeball, uveitis is inflammation of the pigmented inner parts of the eye; a sty is an inflammation of an oil-secreting gland on or near the edge of an eyelid; a chalazion is a small, hard tumor that forms on the edge of an eyelid. THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE
  • Scratchy, well defined pain indicates a corneal problem, whereas a dull, deeper pain usually indicates a more serious condition (such as acute angle closure glaucoma, iritis, or scleritis).
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