Posts Tagged: uveitis

Uveitis Specialist

What is a Uveitis Specialist? A Uveitis Specialist is a highly trained Retina Specialist-Ophthalmologist who has additional, specialized training in Uveitis. Looking to establish care with a Uveitis Specialist? Dr. Robert M. Beardsley of Oregon Eye Consultants, is the only fellowship-trained Uveitis Specialist in our area. You can call 541-687-1927 to establish care with Dr. Beardsley… Read more »

Onward with Uveitis

By: Robert M. Beardsley, M.D. So, onward with uveitis! So how do we treat uveitis? As I blogged about last time, uveitis is inflammation of the eye, in particular the iris, ciliary body, or choroid, that is caused by a host of etiologies. Infections can cause uveitis (which is why we always test folks for… Read more »

Different Types of Uveitis

By Robert M. Beardsley, M.D. In my previous article, I discussed the basis of uveitis and how important the part of the eye affected can be in making an accurate diagnosis. Anterior uveitis Anterior uveitis is the most common form of uveitis. Most of the time, people have red, painful eyes (one or both), are… Read more »

Not Every Red Eye is Pink Eye

By Robert M. Beardsley, M.D. Inflammation involving your eyes can take many forms. Your eyes can be pink, watery and itchy from allergies (IgE response); painful, goopy and red from conjunctivitis (infectious causes); and scratchy and red from foreign substances getting in the eyes, such as sawdust or metal. There is also a cause that… Read more »