Uveitis is inflammation or swelling of the middle layer of the eye called uvea which consists of the blood vessels.
SYMPTOMS OF UVEITIS
- Redness of the eye
- Blurred vision
- Dark floaters in the vision of the eye
- Eye pain
- Sensitivity to light
CAUSES OF UVEITIS
The cause of uveitis is often unknown and frequently occurs in otherwise healthy people.
- It can sometimes be associated with another illness such as an autoimmune disorder or an infection from bacterial, viral, fungal, protozoal or autoimmune diseases.
- Exposure to a toxin that penetrates the eye
HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE FOR UVEITIS
MERC COR : Usefull for both types of anterior uveitis (iritis) and posterior uveitis (retinitis).There is shooting, burning and tearing pain in the eye.
HEPAR SULPH : Very useful medicines for uveitis with severe pain and redness of the eyes. Given in Anterior uveitis (iritis) when there is pus in the anterior chamber. There is severe pain in the eyes as if they are being pulled back to the head.
PHOSPHORUS : Very very useful medicine for uveitis, especially for posterior uveitis (choroiditis and retinitis).Mostly recommended when there is pain and frequent itching in the eyes
MERC SOL : Very useful for uveitis with inflammation of the iris (iritis) and retina (retinitis). There is cutting, stinging or aching pain especially on exerting the eyes.Given when eyes are extremely sensitive to light, heat or cold,e.t.c
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