The eye is a unique microworld, which means that all the immune processes that happen in the resto of the body, can take place in it as well. However, due to the numerous local anatomical, physiological, and biochemical features of the eye, some of the immune processes in the eye are unique. Unlike immune processes in the outer parts of the eye that do not differ from such processes in other parts of the body, immune processes in the inner part of the eye have some distinct features.
It is IMPORTANT to know that these conditions can affect one or both eyes. It is also possible that symptoms, causes, and prescribed therapy are similar. It is very important to contact your doctor if you have any one or more of the symptoms. He will proscribe you therapy or refer you to an ophthalmologist!
Autoimmune eye diseases
Eye diseases caused by cytotoxic antibodies
Eye diseases caused by immunocomplexes
Eye diseases caused by cytotoxic cells