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Suggest Precautions To Prevent Recurrence Of Uveitis

I am having mild uveitis for 3 week? I have taken steroid drops but it is not curing completely even after 3 weeks? how to prevent uveitis for recurrent? is the any food intake may prevent or reduce uveitis? what kind of vitamins and supplements should be taken?
Mon, 15 Dec 2014
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Uveitis is an inflammation of the iris,ciliary body &/or the choroid due to infection/inflammation.What type is your uveitis?anterior or posterior?
Have you undergone any blood or further eye investigations?Do you have any systemic(body) problems like joint pains/mouth ulcers/stomach problems?
I would suggest you to see the ophthalmologist if these have not been considered.
Anti-oxidants and vitamins are under research and are said to be beneficial in uveitis.
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Suggest Precautions To Prevent Recurrence Of Uveitis

Hello Uveitis is an inflammation of the iris,ciliary body &/or the choroid due to infection/inflammation.What type is your uveitis?anterior or posterior? Have you undergone any blood or further eye investigations?Do you have any systemic(body) problems like joint pains/mouth ulcers/stomach problems? I would suggest you to see the ophthalmologist if these have not been considered. Anti-oxidants and vitamins are under research and are said to be beneficial in uveitis.