Inflammatory Conditions of the Eye (Uveitis) (Nursing Care Plan…
Inflammatory Conditions of the Eye (Uveitis)
It is an inflammation of the middle layer of the eye (uvea).
Signs and symptoms
Sensitivity to Light
Eye injuries or surgery
An inflammatory disorder such as Crohn’s disease
Have a specific genetic alternation
Develop a sexually transmitted infection
Uveitis is narrow-defined inflammation of the uvea, also clinically include all inflammatory conditions in the eye. Uveitis may occur as a consequence of various causes and background such as autoimmune diseases, infections and hematopoietic malignancy.
Corticosteroids and immunosuppressant are used.
Administer eye drops especially corticosteroids and pupil dilators to reduce inflammation and pain.
Nursing Care Plan
Preserving visual acuity
Relieving ocular pain
Avoid eye injuries always protect the eye since it is very sensitive