Myositis UK

Eye pain

Hi I have dermatomyositis, treated with rituximab 10 weekly but am recently- last few months - suffering severe eye pain anyone experiencing similar any treatment suggestions pain is excruciating at night ophthalmologist prescribed eye drops for dry eyes these do not work. Thanks in advance

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It could be possible that you have an overlap auto immune condition of Sjogrens Syndrome, this can cause dry itchy eyes that are very uncomfortable. Ask your consultant at your next appointment. bssa.uk.net/

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Thanks for coming back to me I will do that

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