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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.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky
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The GI-Eye Connection

If you’ve had Crohn’s disease for a while and it’s been you-don’t-even-know-how-long since you had an eye exam, read this report to see if it might be time.

By Rachael Schultz
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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.

By Benedict Cosgrove
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Everything You Need to Know About Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes can affect every part of the eye. Know the risks and how to protect your sight.

By Colleen Travers
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Contact Lens Wearers: Beware Infection Risk

Researchers in the U.K. have identified an outbreak of a rare, preventable eye infection that can lead to blindness, largely due to poor contact lens hygiene.

By Diane Domina
Man undergoing eye exam for glaucoma.

Glaucoma Could Be an Autoimmune Disease

A mouse study suggests the immune system — specifically, T cells — may be responsible for retina and optic nerve damage and vision loss in glaucoma.

By Diane Domina
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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
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Ankylosing Spondylitis and Eye Health

Many people with ankylosing spondylitis also develop an eye condition called uveitis. Here's what you need to know.

By Malaika Hill
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INFOGRAPHIC: Your Job and Your Health

The average person spends about one-third of their waking hours at work, so it’s no surprise that your job can have a significant impact on your health. _ (click image to enlarge)_

By Christina Solin