The Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature (SUN) Working Group reported criteria for the diagnosis of sympathetic ophthalmopathia.

Criteria - all of the following:

(1) history of unilateral trauma or surgery

(2) ocular inflammation - one of the following:

(2a) bilateral

(2b) injured eye cannot be assessed AND inflammation in noninjured eye

(3) more than isolated anterior uveitis - one or both of the following

(3a) anterior chamber and vitreous inflammation

(3b) panuveitis with choroidal involvement

(4) exclusion of syphilis and sarcoidosis

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