Specialist Eye surgery in Windsor and Reading
Andrew Pearson MA MRCP FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Inflammation of the white scleral coat of the eye. Often no identifiable underlying cause though may be seen in association with rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorders such as Wegener’s granulomatosis, systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE) or polyarteritis nodosa, or shingles.
May affect the visible anterior part of the sclera or posteriorly.

Clinical Features

Usually severe deep pain sufficient to impair sleep
Patchy or diffuse redness; occasionally no inflammation visible
Reduction or loss of vision if severe


See ophthalmologist urgently


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  • Patch of scleral inflammation
  • Severe scleritis
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