Iritis is an inflammatory problem of the iris, the colored part of the eye. It often occurs for unknown reasons, but it may be linked to certain diseases affecting the body, infections, previous eye surgery, or injury.
Iritis may affect one or both eyes. It is sometimes a chronic, recurring condition.
Signs and Symptoms
• Red eye
• Light sensitivity
• Pain that may range from aching or soreness to intense discomfort
• Small pupil