Uveal tract is the vascular middle coat of the eye ball. Inflammation of the Uveal Tract is Called Uveitis.
Uveitis, usually occurs if there is associated systemic disease in the patient either an autoimmune disease or an infectious disease, hence the specialists at the Uveitis department treat their patients in close coordination with other specialists in various branches of medicine such as Rheumatologists, Chest Physicians, Infectious Disease Specialists, Internists etc.
Medical management of patients with Uveitis involves continuous monitoring / control of their ocular inflammation which may require systemic treatment with drugs such as steroids and immunosuppressive. It also needs close monitoring of the systemic disease in conjunction with the concerned specialists.
Investigation Facilities :
Digital Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
Wide Angle Angiography ( Spectralis )
Optical Coherence Tomography - Spectral Domain with OCTA
Therapeutic Facilities :
Phacoemulsification for Routine and Uveitic Complicated Cataracts
Argon Laser Photocoagulation
Laboratory Facilities :
Our centre has tie up with state of the art Laboratory, Pathology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genetics Departments. Facilities for intraocular biopsy are also available.
Investigations are available to Diagnose Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Syphilis, and Various Collagen Diseases etc.
The Our centre has facilities to perform complicated cataract and complex vitreo - retinal surgeries that may be needed for some patients with uveitis.
The department is experienced in handling complicated and refractory cases where immunosuppressive drugs and biologics are given under intensive monitoring.