Scleritis, Episcleritis Pearls
-Scleritis is characterized by significant pain, pain with eye movement, vision loss, and vessels that do not blanch with phenylephrine.
-Episcleritis is typically less painful with no vision loss. Vessels blanch with phenylephrine drops and can be moved by a cotton swab.
-Management of scleritis involves ophthalmology consultation and steroids +/- topical antibiotics. Episcleritis is typically self-limited and does not require acute treatment.
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