Iritis

ExitCare ImageIritis is when the colored part of the eye (iris) is red and painful (inflamed). Light might seem to hurt your eyes (light sensitivity). You may have blurred vision or start to tear up. It is important to treat this problem early.

HOME CARE

  • Use eyedrops or pills (corticosteroid medicine) as told by your doctor.

  • Only take medicine as told by your doctor.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have redness in one or both eyes.

  • Light seems to hurt your eyes.

  • You have pain in one or both eyes.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.