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Iritis

Iritis is a type of uveitis — inflammation of the middle layer of the eye (uvea) — that affects your eye’s iris. The iris is the colored ring of tissue surrounding your pupil, which lies just behind the transparent cornea. Muscles controlling the iris change the size of the pupil to adjust to light conditions. Prolonged inflammation can lead to adhesions of the iris, causing your pupil to become smaller or irregularly shaped and predisposing you to glaucoma. Continue reading Iritis