Iritis / Uveitis

*  “Ciliary Flush” = most conjunctival injection right around the iris

*  Maybe fixed, spastic pupil (usually constricted)

*  “Cross Photophobia” 100% specific; 100% sensitive if pupil reactive
  • Shine penlight in asymptomatic eye causes contralateral pain on affected side
*  Send to Ophtho for slit lamp Dx
  • Work up underlying etiology

See posting Red Eye – 1.

Examples of “Ciliary Flush” (increased injection right around iris)

              

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