Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Cataract & Refractive Surgeon

BMedSci BM BS MRCS MRCSEd MRCOpth FRCOphth MMedLaw PgD Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Episcleritis

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Vision?

Normal

Stickiness?

No

Laterality?

Unilateral

Pain?

There may be a slight ache and the eye may be tender when pressure is applied over the injected area

Visual acuity?

Normal

Where is the redness?

Redness is usually very localised, involving a small area of the conjunctiva

Stain on cornea?

No

Pupil?

Normal

Is the cornea clear?

Yes

Conjunctival appearance?

The area of redness may be slightly elevated and nodular.