Is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the white outer coating of the eye, known as the sclera. The disease is often contracted through association with other diseases of the body, such as granulomatosis with polyangiitis or rheumatoid arthritis.
Redness of the sclera and conjunctiva, sometimes changing to a purple hue.
Severe ocular pain, which may radiate to the temple or jaw. The pain is often described as deep or boring.
Photophobia and tearing.
Decrease in visual acuity, possibly leading to blindness.
Complete blood count
Antistreptolisin O (ASL-O)
Potassium Sodium Chlorine (K, Na, Cl) (blood)
Diplopia test (double vision)
Eccentricity angle test
Autorefractometry (narrow pupil)
Gramstained smear bacterioscopy - eye swab
Microflora culture and sensitivity test (eye swab)