Category Archives: Iritis

It’s Not Conjunctivitis, It’s Iritis

At The Eye Clinic, we sometimes see patients who come in thinking they have simple conjunctivitis, colloquially known as pink eye, because the white of their eye may be red and inflamed. But sometimes this isn’t conjunctivitis at all, but a more serious condition known as iritis. This is swelling and inflammation of the iris, […]


Iritis Portland OR

Handling Iritis

Iritis is not a well-known condition. Iritis is inflammation that affects the iris, the colored ring around your pupil. The causes of iritis are often a mystery, and the condition can progress at different speeds. But iritis isn’t to be taken lightly. If left untreated, iritis could lead to glaucoma or vision loss. We diagnose […]



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