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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ophthalmologic Perspective (cont.)

Anterior Uveitis Symptoms

The symptoms of anterior uveitis may include eye redness, light sensitivity (photophobia), tearing, eye pain, and blurred vision. Discharge from the eyes is uncommon. The eye pain associated with anterior uveitis is described as being deep and is made worse by bright light.

Eye symptoms usually develop over a few hours. Anterior uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis may occur in one eye or both eyes and tends to be recurrent.

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