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Table 5 Post-operative symptomatology, exam findings, and treatment course in the prolonged iritis group

From: Evaluation of the etiology of persistent iritis after cataract surgery

  Percentage of eyes Number of eyes
Moderate to severe inflammation* 59 29
Active symptoms† 82 40
Indolent, persistent course without rapid response to treatment 35 17
Supplemental therapy with oral prednisone 8 4
  1. *Defined as having at least 2+ cell or moderate/3+ flare
  2. †The most common symptom expressed was pain (26 eyes), followed by photosensitivity (15 eyes), and blurry or decreased vision (11 eyes)