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RA and Eye Health Complications

Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.

By Lisa Emrich

New Ways to Treat Glaucoma

Because untreated glaucoma can cause permanent blindness, research is a major priority. Here’s what’s on the horizon.

By Joseph Saling

Green Leafy Vegetables May Lower Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma

People who eat green leafy vegetables like kale have a lower risk for primary open-angle glaucoma and early central vision loss, a study has found.

By Joseph Saling

Nerve Stimulation May Help Restore Vision

Stimulation from electrical alternating current may partially restore vision in glaucoma patients who still have some residual vision.

By Joseph Saling

Study Links Zika and Glaucoma

Researchers in Brazil and at the Yale School of Public Health have found a link between exposure to the Zika virus in utero and glaucoma—a condition that can cause blindness resulting from permanent damage to the optic nerve. Previous studies identif...

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