Pronounced: You-vee-eye-tisEn Español (Spanish Version)
Uveitis is inflammation of the middle layer of the eye. This middle layer of the eye is called the uvea.
Uveitis is a potentially serious condition. It requires care from your doctor to prevent vision loss.
Normal Anatomy of the Eye
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Last reviewedDecember 2012by Michael Woods, MD
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