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Can Your RA Cause Eye Problems Too?

Believe it or not, RA issues can show up in your eyes. So if you’re experiencing dry eyes, blurred vision, or severe eye pain, it could be your RA.

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Have Diabetes? Get Your Eyes Checked

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in America. Learn about diabetes-related eye conditions and how often you should get your eyes checked.

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Managing the Vision Complications of Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease can affect many other areas of your body, including your eyes. Here are some of the ways Crohn’s can complicate your eye health.

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Do You Know What IBD Can Do to Your Eyes?

Your ulcerative colitis can actually cause eye inflammation that can lead to vision loss. Learn the signs of eye inflammation and how you can prevent it.

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What is thyroid eye disease?

Better known as Graves’ eye disease, this disease affects up to half of all people living with Graves’ disease.

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RA and Eye Health Complications

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

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Why AMD Can Lead to Depression

Depression is common in people with age-related macular degeneration—the leading cause of vision loss in older adults. Here’s what to know.

Don't Let High Blood Pressure Ruin Your Vision

Don't Let High Blood Pressure Ruin Your Vision

High blood pressure can damage small blood vessels that supply the retina, an area at the back of the eye that’s essential to vision. Here’s what to know.

Can Cataract Surgery Improve Mental Function?

Can Cataract Surgery Improve Mental Function?

As people age, problems with vision, such as cataracts, and mental functioning often occur together. Might correcting one improve the other?

Is Aspirin Safe if You Have Wet AMD?

Is Aspirin Safe if You Have Wet AMD?

If you have wet age-related macular degeneration you may be worried about taking daily aspirin because of bleeding. Here’s what the latest research says.