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Appointment with specialist

During my appointment with my specialist, I was told I need to have my eyes checked once a year. How can Crohn's disease manifest itself in your eyes?
Hey Ron you can get Iritis which can be really painful ,
you can also develop glaucoma as far as I remember ,
I had iritis a few times and it was really uncomfortable but steroid eyedrops sorted it out quickly .
Is Uveitis different from Iritis? I thought they were the same thing. It sounds very unpleasant; I was told if I do get that to head to the nearest eye hospital.

I have raised eye pressures, but so far not a problem. My father has Glaucoma and that gets me an eye test every year, so perhaps it's nothing to do with Crohns in my case.