How are patients with the signs and symptoms of scleritis evaluated?

Updated: Aug 29, 2019
  • Author: Manolette R Roque, MD, MBA, FPAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Answer

It is important for patients with signs and symptoms of scleritis to undergo an accurate eye evaluation to ensure proper treatment, to determine prognosis, and to exclude differential diagnoses with less vision-threatening potential.

For excellent patient education resources, visit eMedicineHealth's Eye and Vision Center. Also, see eMedicineHealth's patient education article Eye Pain.


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