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Uveitis/Ocular Immunology

The uveitis service specializes in diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory diseases of the eye. A multidisciplinary approach is employed with specialists in systemic disorders of the immune system, infectious disease and multiple organ systems to manage these concerns.

Areas of Expertise

  • Inflammation of the iris and ciliary body for unknown reasons (idiopathic iridocyclitis)
  • HLA-B27-related diseases
  • Inflammation of many parts of the body, including the eye (Behçet's syndrome)
  • Lens-induced inflammation of all or part of the eye (uveitis)
  • Herpetic uveitis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis
  • Intermediate inflammatory eye disease (pars planitis)
  • Multiple sclerosis-related uveitis
  • Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis
  • Syphilitic uveitis
  • Sarcoidosis panuveitis
  • Wegeners granulomatosis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

Diagnostic Services

  • Hematologic evaluations
  • Fluoroscein angiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Ocular coherence tomography
  • Radiologic evaluations

Therapeutic Services

  • Topical medications
  • Periocular injections
  • Systemic immunosuppressive therapy