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Five Signs of Iritis

five signs of iritis

Iritis or inflammation of the iris is a rare condition of the eyes that affect less than 1% of the population. With proper diagnosis and treatment, this condition is often resolvable. Following are five signs of iritis that all people

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Understanding probiotics and autoimmune diseases

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Is there a link between probiotics and autoimmune diseases? There is a growing number of patients who suffer from a wide range of autoimmune disorders, and although there are treatments like steroids being offered, most people are wondering if there

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What is Iritis?

What Is Iritis

If you’ve¬†recently been diagnosed,¬†“What is Iritis?”, is the number one question we get asked on Iritis.org. Iritis is the inflammation of the front part of the eye (iris).The condition is also known as anterior uveitis. Read more about the differences

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Iritis and Pred Forte

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Iritis and Pred Forte are commonly mentioned together. Pred Forte contains a steroid medication that eases redness, irritation, and swelling due to inflammation of the eye. It is normally the first plan of attack doctors use to calm iritis also

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Linking Iritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Iritis is an eye condition that is characterized by swelling of the front part of the eye. It is also known as anterior uveitis. Although iritis is an eye problem, it is often associated with a type of arthritis called

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Do I have Uveitis or Iritis?

Have you ever asked youself, “Which one is it, Uveitis or Iritis”? Both Uveitis and Iritis have the suffix ‘itis’ which means inflammation. Broadly speaking Uveitis is an inflammation of any part of the uvea, while Iritis is the term

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