65 year old lady saw me yesterday. One week ago when on holiday in Sweden she developed a left eye uveitis. Unfortunately the right eye is amblyopic. She was given 30mg oral prednisone daily, “isoptoatropin” three times a day as a mydriatic and maxidex every two hours during the day. On examination the uveitis was … Continue reading "oral steroid for uveitis"
Help please any ideas aappreciated had a Px 1 week ago with uveitis and quite severe posterier syncehiae gave cyclo 1 per cent tid and pred forte hr reducing to every 2 hr after 5 days. reviewd today uveitis much better but synechiae still very evident,does any one have any advice how this can be … Continue reading "Problem with syncehiae"
when treating a uveitis with raised IOP, what is your first choice of drug to lower the pressure?.I tend to use Azopt bd in conjuction with the steroid as starting point,I wondered if there was a better approch and if any one else has any other ideas or experience .
Really interesting case and a good example of why a slit lamp examination is always needed. 6 weeks ago a 66 yr old chap presents with symptoms of episodes of sudden and complete loss vision. He had recently been Dx with a leaking heart valve and was in fairly bad state, consequently he couldn’t manage … Continue reading "OHT with uveitis – primary or ADR?"
Mr BP, a 56 year old male, referred to me three weeks ago by his GP with a red watery right eye and a pain around the orbital area on the right side. On examination the periorbital area had the early signs of HZO and on ocular examination the right cornea showed a microdendritic appearance. VA was … Continue reading "HZO with secondary uveitis"