The risk of developing iritis varies according to the type of Juvenile Arthritis.
Another symptom is inflammation of the eyes (called iritis) which needs immediate treatment to prevent further damage.
acute iritis Acute iritis is often of unknown cause.
If a dull aching sensation persists after this instillation then a co-existing iritis, or inflammation of the iris, also called a uveitis, may also be present.
If the area is large and there is no underlying viral infection, then a mild steroid to decrease future scarring and treat an associated iritis may also be needed.