Episceritis

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Had this 9 months! I have had it... the medications can cause awful side effects . Trying to do this naturally.

Anybody stopped the ongoing flares?

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    I've been dealing with it for 11-12 years. I use steroid drops everyday. They do a great job controlling the flair ups, but the glaucoma side effects have been serious, causing me to have 3 surgeries. Pick your poison I guess. 

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    Are the flares you reference, the mini explosions behind your eye? 
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    I was diagnosed with posterior scleritis 9 uears ago and I have tried a few western medications that didn't do anything. Prednisone is the only thing that controls the flairs. They are all "bandaids" not cures. I have recently started acupuncture with a very experienced Chinese healer. He says he has high hopes of actually curing the problem by strengthening my liver (in Chinese medicine they believe eye problems stem from it). And so far I haven't had any flairs, but time will tell. I know it's not the same disease, but it's an eye thing so hope this helps!

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    The only thing that has stopped the pain is western medicine. I finally am off prednisone. I take methotrexate and will start remicade infusions next week. Until they get the concoction correct, I take 3200mg of advil a day to take care of the pain.
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