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Cheat Sheet: The Eye Tests You'll Take for Diabetic Macular Edema

So, your doc suspects you may be experiencing some diabetes-related vision issues like macular edema. Step one is to get tested. Here's what you can expect.

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What You Should Know About Ulcerative Colitis and Eye Health

Inflammation caused by UC can affect more than your digestive track. Protect your vision by watching out for these common eye conditions associated with ulcerative colitis.

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8 Risk Factors for Diabetic Macular Edema

Losing your eyesight is one of the most serious complications of diabetes. Early detection can make a difference—here’s what to look for.

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10 Surprising Ways Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Affect Your Eyes—And How To Treat 'Em

RA can do a number on your eyes as much as your joints. We bring the most common symptoms and treatments into focus.

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Can You Cure Diabetic Retinopathy?

Get answers to this and all your other questions about how to best protect your eyesight when you have diabetes.

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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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Why People With Diabetes Should Get Their 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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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.