Uveitis refers to swelling and irritation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye, causing inflammation inside the eye. Uveitis is the fifth leading cause of vision loss in the United States and demands early diagnosis and rigorous control to avoid long-lasting damage and potential vision loss.
Mount Sinai offers expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of uveitis. Our researchers and clinicians have been engaged in the field of eye care and research since the mid-1880s. More than 18,000 people seek eye care at Mount Sinai each year. Our eye care professionals are dedicated to providing you with the finest treatment available today.
Our uveitis specialists include:
Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA
Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Medicine
Alan H. Friedman, MD
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Pathology