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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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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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5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes From Psoriasis

Psoriasis doesn't just affect your skin. The inflammation can lead to eye disorders like uveitis, dry eye, and conjunctivitis. Follow these five tips for protecting your eyes.

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Wet vs. Dry AMD: What's the Diff?

Not only is there more than one type of macular degeneration, but the conditions are treated differently, too. We spoke with a top ophthalmologist to learn more.

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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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Eyesight Loss with Diabetes Worsened by OSA

Diabetes puts you at risk of vision loss. If you also have obstructive sleep apnea, that risk goes even higher.

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Dos and Don'ts for the Solar Eclipse

Don’t look directly at the sun, even very briefly, without the correct eye protection during the partial solar eclipse. Use these tips to stay safe.

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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.