Yes they are related. You need a "team" of physicians: an ophthalmologist ideally a corneal/external disease Eye MD, a rheumatologist and a GP for your other needs.
There are avarious modalities of treatment the common denominatior is "immuno-suppression"
Thank you for your explanation.I have these 3 types of dr advising me.I just got off of Prednisone and do not like what the pills do to your body.Is this the Immunosuppression you are talking about.Just going day by day.7 weeks no red eye.nin77ca
There are a variety of non-steroid immuno-suppresants that they can try. Like steroids they have side effects.
Episcleritis and Scleritis is back.Novemebr it started and finished in November it started.Finally cleared on end of April.
Almost 3 months with clear eyes until Friday July 31 2009.
Episcloritis is back and not sure.
How much Maxidex and Combigan to use this time.
I do feel stress causes my eyes to inflame.Janine
You will need to get specific advise on medication from your eye MD