The word “uveitis” is used to describe swelling affecting the part of your eye called the uvea.

What is UVEA?

The uvea is the middle layer between the white part of – called the sclera – and the inner layer (retina) of the eye.

Uvea contains three important structures:

  • The iris: That’s the coloured circle at the front of your eye.
  • The ciliary body: Its job is to help your lens focus and keep it healthy.
  • The choroid: This is a group of blood vessels that give your retina the nutrients it needs.

What is uveitis?

Any inflammation of the uvea is called uveitis.

What are the causes of uveitis?

The three main causes of uveitis are

  • Trauma
  • Infection
  • Rheumatological disorders

What are the symptoms of uveitis?

  • Redness
  • Pain
  • Pain on looking at light
  • Decreased vision
  • Floaters

Doctors specialised in management of uveitis at Susrut

Dr. Prosenjit Mondal

Dr. Prosenjit Mondal

Doctor Kolkata Laser Correction Retina UVEA
MBBS, MS, FVRS Specialization :Retina and Vitreous Dr. Prosenjit Mondal completed his MBBS from R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata & MS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. He has done fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery from Aravind Eye Hospital & Post Graduate Institute Of Ophthalmology. Subsequently he worked as medical officer at Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry. Dr. Mondal can perform scleral buckling, sutureless trans-conjunctival pars plana vitrectomy, diabetic vitrectomy, macular hole, intraocular foreign body removal, endophthalmitis & scleral fixated IOL. He has special interest in retinopathy of prematurity.
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Dr. Alok Agrawal

Dr. Alok Agrawal

Cataract Doctor Kolkata Laser Correction Refractive UVEA
MBBS, MS, PhD, FMRF , FSNEC Specialization : Cataract, Medical Retina and Uvea Dr. Alok Agrawal graduated in 2003 and received his PG degree in Ophthalmology in 2008. He did his long term fellowship training in Uveitis from SN, Chennai and SNEC, Singapore.
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Dr. Sangeeta Roy

Dr. Sangeeta Roy

Doctor Kolkata Laser Correction Retina UVEA
MBBS, MD, FICO Specialization :Retina and Vitreous Dr. Sangeeta Roy has done her MBBS from Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in 2008. She has completed her MD (Ophthalmology) from Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences (AIIMS) in 2012. She was awarded with the Bodhraj Sabharwal gold medal for best post graduate student (2012). She joined as a senior resident in the vitreoretina services in AIIMS in 2012. She was awarded with the fellowship of ‘International College of Ophthalmology in 2014. Previously she had worked as a vitreoretina consultant in Grewal Eye Institute, Chandigarh. She has several papers in indexed and non indexed journals.
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