May 31, 2019 Conference


Scleritis - the Painful Red Eye

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Dr. Priya Janardhana, UMass Medical Center (Presenter)

Scleritis is a visually threatening disease which can often be associated with a systemic disease or infection. The timely recognization, diagnostic work-up and treatment of scleritis can be both visually and life saving for the patient. The goal of this talk is to go over features of recognizing scleritis and to categorize the types of scleritis. We will discuss the common diseases associated with scleritis and the laboratory work-up necessary to diagnose these associated diseases. Finally, we will discuss current treatment options for scleritis.