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Not a Dry Eye in The House — Unless You Have RA

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

By Stephanie Stephens

CDC Launches Eye Health Surveillance System

Since approximately 61 million U.S. adults are at high risk for significant vision loss, and early diagnosis and treatment could prevent up to 98 percent of visual impairments, the CDC has launched its first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System.

By Diane Domina

How to Take Care of Your Vision During Menopause

If you are a woman of menopausal age, taking a proactive approach to your eye health is key.

By Malaika Hill

What is thyroid eye disease?

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

By Mary Shomon

What You Should Know About Intraocular (Uveal) Melanoma

Uveal melanoma is a rare cancer, but it is the most common cancer of the eye. Symptoms include blurred vision and floaters.

By Eileen Bailey

A Bionic Eye Implant for AMD?

Research on a bionic eye is underway, which could conceivably offer hope for improved vision in people with dry AMD.

By Joseph Saling

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

Macular Edema Drugs Compared

A follow-up study comparing medications for diabetic macular edema showed that all three produced significant vision improvements after two years.

By Joseph Saling

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?

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