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Uveitis Causes & Risks


Uveitis can be caused by a trauma to the eye. It can also be caused by an infection, such as:

The underlying cause is usually not known.

Risk Factors

Uveitis may occur in people with other health problems and immune system diseases, such as

Uveitis can occur in children and adults. People who develop uveitis and ankylosing spondylitis often have a specific gene, HLA-B27.

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