I Have Scleritis

Scleritis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Scleritis. You're not alone. 28 People

    Hello, I am a 26 year old nurse

    and I am going through my second bout with scleritis in two years. I am healthy overall and have never had any significant health issues until this. It is hard to describe something that leaves you feeling so powerless and out of control. All I do is count down until the pain...
    IOdia7 IOdia7
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 17, 2014

    Cronic Scleritis

    I have suffered with Scleritis for 18 years now and I'm getting nowhere. My flare last week was both Scleritis with Uveitis (1st time for Uveitis). Could it be getting worst? Has anyone had both together? My current treatment is Simponi with Celebrex, and it has been working...
    badeye badeye
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2012

    I have sceritis since 2015

    and I have been on drops which are not treating it.can I get the email address for that docter pls.am desperate for this condition which disappears when on eye drops en comes back.pls help
    blowplast blowplast
    36-40, F
    Apr 19

    24/m Scleritis

    I am a happy extremely out-Goin 24 y/o male who has been absolutely devastated by scleritis. I have since a young age had severely bad eye vision in both eyes. I suffer from astigmatism in both eyes, on sept 15 I developed a severe eye pain in my left eye. For a living I work for...
    Fluxation02 Fluxation02
    7 Responses Oct 2, 2010

    i have scleritis in my left eye.

    ...im on prednisone eye drops and gentamycin. It wont clear up. I have had it about two months. My eye swells and hurts. Im nervous. I think it may hve spread to my cornea. Does this condition go away? I also read that it is sign of an autoimmune disease, like RA, lupus, HIV...
    StreetGirlNameDesire StreetGirlNameDesire
    36-40, F
    Oct 29, 2015

    Pain Pain Pain Until Help Came

    I went three years before I was diagnosed with scleritis.  First it was allegies, then when it got worse it was episcleritis and then finally scleritis.  Most of the inflammation was behind the eye where the doctors couldn't see.  The front of my eye seemed fairly...
    beckyjean beckyjean
    1 Response Mar 24, 2009

    Just Had A Diagnosis Of Scleritis

    Last year I had an attack of Episcleritis which lasted a week and responded well to steroid drops. This week I have been diagnosed with Scleritis. It took a few trips to the Specialist Eye Hospital to confirm this as they initially thought it was conjunctivitis. I am now taking...
    marion3 marion3
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Jan 13, 2011

    Episcleritis And Scleritis Problem For 3 Months / Age Of 30, Male, Reason Unknown

    I am 30 years old , male, no medication history in the past. I work as IT professional in US for 4 years. I relocate from TN to NC because of new job in Feb 2012. -Two weeks after reaching the new place, I realized that my LEFT eye has redness and didn't go away. - Go see the...
    zhuang7 zhuang7
    2 Responses May 22, 2012

    Don't Give Up Hope! I Had Scleritis And It Can Be Cured! It Has To Be Treated Systemically!

    In October of 2012 I was a landscape artist for a grounds company, and one of my duties there was to mix specialized batches of soil for crop scientists. Even though I was wearing safety goggles, a piece of iron chelate flew from the mixer and went in to my right eye. The entire...
    GypsyWife GypsyWife
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2013


    I’ve have had SCLERITIS since August 2006 I woke and I turned on the light and I had severe eye pain.  I just couldn’t understand why the lights were making my eye hurt so bad. I had flare up so bad that I couldn’t turn on any lights in my house.  After taking steroids...
    4MsMic 4MsMic
    1 Response Dec 1, 2011

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with bilateral (both

    eyes) scleritis last November 2014 and practically every day since then has been misery. I'm not new to eye disease because I also have keratoconus but I have never felt anything like the pain of scleritis before. I am currently on oral Prednisone and Methotrexate and have had...
    polarsuds polarsuds
    46-50, F
    Jun 25, 2015
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