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Iritis (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Contact your ophthalmologist (a medical doctor who specializes in eye care and surgery) if any of the following signs or symptoms are present:

  • significant eye pain, including pain associated with bright light,
  • blurred vision, or
  • redness in the eye, especially around the iris.

If you cannot reach your ophthalmologist, then seek medical attention at a hospital's emergency department.

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