Other sites dealing with iritis

Iritis in general

Uveitis.net, hosted by a uveitis sufferer in Aberdeen, Scotland, has excellent patient information pages vetted by ophthalmologists and has regularly posted newsletters

The Digital Journal of Ophthalmology, hosted at Harvard, has a useful page for patients on iritis

The DJO's patient information can also be accessed via the North Riding Infirmary's page of links (no new content)

About.com has a page on iritis written by an ophthalmologist.

The New England Eye Center has some information about uveitis.  It also has a handy interactive anatomy quiz

A simple discription of iritis from the State University of New York's Optometry Dept.

Uveitis.org is a site maintained by the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

Iritis.org is a support site maintained by an iritis patient

Adam.com has a page on iritis with useful links to associated conditions, with informative pictures

emedicine.com has a useful page intended for physicians

A nice layman's description is available at the Eye Disease Information Resource

Iritis related to rare specific conditions

The Reiter's Information and Support Group, USA, is not limited to Reiter's syndrome but has information on the whole spectrum of B27 disease.  It also has one of the most comprehensive series of links on the web on B27 disease.

About.com has links to other Reiter's sites.

The Spondylitis Association of America has an excellent, comprehensive, website.

The National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (of the United Kingdom) has useful leaflets and a network of 100 branches providing evening supervised group physiotherapy. Membership 12/year. An informative guidebook in PDF format is available.

National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society
PO Box 179
Mayfield
East Sussex   TN20 6ZL
Tel +44 (01435) 873527
Fax +44 (01435) 873027

The Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (UK) raises and distributes money for research

Arthritis and Rheumatism Council
Copeman House
St Mary's Court
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire  S41 7TD

Arthritis Care (UK) may be able to help with social and welfare assistance

Arthritis Care
18-20 Stephenson Way
London  NW1 2HD

The National Psoriasis Foundation (USA) website has information on psoriasis, but at the time of writing, no references to iritis.

The Psoriasis Association (UK) does not appear to have a web site yet. They have a national network of local groups.

Psoriasis Association (UK)
7 Milton Street
Northampton
NN2 7JG
Tel +44 (020) 75809977
Fax +44 (020) 75808540

The National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease (UK) has information about inflammatory bowel disease, but not yet any information about iritis.

The Crohn's/UC/IBD pages are a useful series of pages set up by a patient, including a comprehensive list of links.

IBDUK is a website is dedicated to all the Crohn's and Colitis sufferers in the UK.

Matt Green's Teens With Crohn's page has comprehensive Crohn's information and lists of recipes.

The World Sarcoidosis Society has useful information

This paediatric ophthalmology page has useful information for those whose children have complicated problems, including uveitis

A review of HLA-B27-associated syndromes intended for ophthalmologists.

Sites of general medical interest

Healthlinkusa.com is a directory of health-related sites.

The Disease Information Center has information on a variety of diseases.

Try this for a send-up of managed care

WebMD.com

DrKoop.com

Netdoctor.co.uk

 

 

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