Wondering what exactly is Uveitis?

What is Uveitis?

Uveitis, as Dr. Beardsley explained in his blog: Not Every Red Eye is Pink Eye, means inflammation of your uvea. The uvea is a layer in the eye with blood vessels and dark pigment.

Uveitis is a condition requiring treatment by a specialist. Dr. Beardsley is the only fellowship-trained uveitis specialist in our area.

Some symptoms of Uveitis include:

Red Eyes

Painful Eyes (one or both)

Sensitive to Light

Blurry Vision

What is a Uveitis Specialist?

A Uveitis Specialist is a retina specialist, (an ophthalmologist who received further specialized fellowship training in the retina), who has received additional specialized training in Uveitis.

Have you received a referral to a Uveitis Specialist or are You Concerned you have Uveitis?

Contact our office at 541-687-1927 to schedule an appointment with the only fellowship-trained Uveitis Specialist in our area, Dr. Robert Beardsley.

Dr. Beardsley sees patients at our Eugene Eye Clinic, Springfield Eye Clinic, Roseburg Eye Clinics, Newport Eye Clinic, Florence Eye Clinic, and North Bend Eye Clinic Locations. Dr. Beardsley’s patients also come from the Corvallis, Lebanon, Albany are to see him. For more information on our Locations, visit their pages at: https://oregoneyeconsultants.com/contact/locations/oregon e

Eye video courtesy of EyeSmart from the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Eye diagram courtesy of: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/what-is-uveitis