Uveitis / Ocular Immunology Service

The Uveitis service specializes in diagnosis and treatment of ocular inflammatory diseases. A multidisciplinary approach is employed with specialists in systemic disorders of the immune system, infectious disease and multiple organ systems in managing complex systemic disorders.

Areas of Expertise

  • Idiopathic iridocyclitis
  • HLA-B27-related diseases
  • Behcets syndrome
  • Lens induced uveitis
  • Herpetic uveitis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis
  • Pars planitis
  • Multiple sclerosis related uveitis
  • Toxoplasma retinochoroiditis
  • Syphilitic uveitis
  • Sarcoidosis panuveitis
  • Wegeners granulomatosis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

Diagnostic Services

  • Hematologic evaluations
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Ocular coherence tomography
  • Radiologic evaluations

Therapeutic Services

  • Topical medications
  • Periocular injections
  • Systemic immunosuppressive therapy


Veena Raiji, MD

Director, Uveitis / Ocular Immunology Service
Clinical Assistant Professor

Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital