58 year old lady. Just back from travels in Hong Kong. Whilst there, two weeks ago, diagnosed with right side facial shingles and given five days of oral aciclovir. Given topic “virupos” five times a day to right eye and was still taking this. VA 6/6 in each eye and pupils normal. R IOP 28mmHg … Continue reading "herpetic uveitis"
I am in the process of drawing up a protocol for a community uveitis scheme in Fife Scotland. Fife has a population of around 400, 000 so the simpler uveitis patients should easily be serviceable between 6 IP optoms without too much disturbance in our current patient flow. I have already had some great assistance … Continue reading "Call for help – Uveitis Scheme"
Just asking if anyone has any pearls for the following case; local GP comes to see me – acute arthropathy and glove and sock rash – assumed parvoviral arthropathy. Bilateral red ache to both eyes – moderate uveitis bilaterally – all looks anterior – no intermediate uveitis signs. No synechae – IOP OK. Popped him … Continue reading "parvo virus arthropathy and bilateral uveitis"
Patient walked in at 4.55pm yesterday! My bus is at 5.15pm & I managed to catch it! You’ve got 2 seconds. What is the diagnosis and what are the asteroids?
I have a lady with recurrent AAU in her left eye. She manages about a fortnight after stopping the steroid before the next attack. I am currently tapering her steroids really slowly, at present I think she’s using one drops per day for 2 weeks and then will go to alternate days. I think she … Continue reading "Recurrent unilateral Anterior Uveitis"
60 yo healthy male Original HZ to left forehead, upper lid & side of nose (H+) 4 months ago Subsequent left kerato-uveitis treated with cyclone, Maxidex & oral aciclovir. Quiet for 2/12. Presented last week with straight forward 1+ cells – cornea quiet, IOP 12, posterior segment clear with vitreous involvement.. Not sure why, but … Continue reading "HZO uveitis flare up"
I have a lovely young lady (about 25 years old) with recurrent AAU. (Her brother is also a patient of mine with AS and recurrent AAU and her father has AS but no AAU). She comes in once or twice a year and I give her the usual mydrilate and predforte on taper and all is … Continue reading "managing synechae"
Yesterday had patient consult me who has been on treatment for AAU for a month now, he was a particularly severe case which had been untreated for perhaps four weeks, but was concerned because Visual acuity was not getting better. His uncorrected VA was 6/24 which had been 6/6 in past. AC quiet, some pigment on … Continue reading "Uveitis and Cystoid macular oedema"
Just had a 68 year old chap in with a reoccurance of herpes simplex kerato-uveitis. His last episode was in August 2012. He has had previous bilateral LASIK. VA was 6/15 RE and 6/7.6 LE. Diffuse corneal oedema Small dendritic ulcer in lower nasal quadrant A mix of small stellite and larger KPs mainly under … Continue reading "HSO with uveitis"
What recall interval do people use with these patients. Assuming that the px is asymptomatic with no raised IOPs. Saw a px today and just wondering about frequently i should should see them