Uveitic glaucoma is an inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye. Symptoms are usually redness, pain, tearing and light-sensitivity. If left untreated, this condition may lead quickly to blindness.
Currently, the NEI does not have a factsheet on this condition.
For more information from other health sites, please visit the following webpages:
EyeNet Magazine (American Academy of Ophthalmology), Uveitic Glaucoma: Pathophysiology and Management
Wills Eye, Uveitic Glaucoma
Glaucoma Research Foundation, Understanding Uveitic Glaucoma
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