The Vanderbilt Eye Institute offers a full range of care options to patients with uveitis. Uveitis is also known as ocular inflammation because it causes inflammation of the eye and the surrounding tissue. Left untreated, it can cause vision loss. Our team of specialists will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan to stabilize your condition and preserve your vision.
Why Choose Uveitis Care at Vanderbilt
- Top specialists
People come to Vanderbilt from all over the region and beyond to see our specialists. Our ophthalmologists are among a small percentage of eye specialists with extensive, specialized training in treating uveitis.
- Advanced tests and treatments
We have advanced diagnostic tools, and we offer promising new treatments. These include advanced immunosuppressive treatments available at only a few medical centers in the nation.
- Comprehensive care
We care for patients through diagnosis, treatment, surveillance, education and research. From the most simple to the most complex treatment, we provide a full range of options to address your specific needs and preferences.
- Clinical trials
As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial.
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
- Advanced anti-inflammatory therapy
- Aqueous biopsy
- Blood tests
- B-scan ultrasonography (ophthalmic ultrasound)
- Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis
- CT scan
- Intra-ocular methotrexate