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Can humira (adalimumab) affect your eye sight?

Can humira (adalimumab) affect your eye sight?

It may: Humira (adalimumab) is a very powerful immune modulating drug. It can be associated with retinitis - best to be checked for a normal retina early in your treatment and quickly again if you notice vision changes. ...Read more

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Eye Sight (Definition)

Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more


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Can Lupus affect your eye sight?

Can Lupus affect your eye sight?

Yes: Lupus can affect the eyes in many ways. It can cause dry eyes inflammation of the eye. Cause retinal issues. So yes it can affect eyesight ...Read more

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Can dry eye cause affect your vision?

Can dry eye cause affect your vision?

Yes: Dry eyes can cause your vision to be blurry and not correct with glasses or contacts. Using re-wetting drops can be helpful as well as having plugs inserted, but i would recommend seeing your opthomologist for a check-up as there may also be another cause for your vision changes. ...Read more

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How does diabetes affect your eye sight?

How does diabetes affect your eye sight?

Vision changes: Many ways, but fluctuating sugars can even blur vision just due to osmotic changes in the lens from sugar byproducts. Retinal hemorrhage and edema can also decrease vision. Cataracts form faster. Regular eye exams are key to preventing vision loss. ...Read more

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Does rheumatiod arthist affect the eye? If so how can we prevent eye demage?

Does rheumatiod arthist affect the eye? If so how can we prevent eye demage?

Yes: Ra can affect the eye in many, many ways. The most common is probably simple dry eye. There are more severe manifestations as well including vasculitis, corneal melts, etc. Keeping the RA in check systemically is the best way of protecting the eye. Eye complications are a definite sign of RA that is not controlled adequately. ...Read more

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Can eye surgery to improve your eyesight also prevent other eye disorders like glaucoma?

Can eye surgery to improve your eyesight also prevent other eye disorders like glaucoma?

Not really : If you are referring to LASIK, no. This procedure does not prevent glaucoma. If you are referring to cataract surgery, there are times that the intraocular pressure is sufficiently better to help protect the optic nerve. Also, the angle configuration of the eye may be substantially improved to help protect against acute glaucoma. But these don't necessarily prevent glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can sleeping with contacts on damage your eye sight?

Can sleeping with contacts on damage your eye sight?

Sleeping in contacts: Although several lenses are fda approved for extended (overnight) wear i don't recommend it. As a corneal specialist I am referred many corneal ulcers and literally the majority of these are in patients that sleep in their contacts, many that are "obeying the rules" and not stretching the lens disposal guidelines. Your safest options? Take out extended wear lenses at night or switch to dailies. ...Read more

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Sinus can affect your eyesight?

Sinus can affect your eyesight?

Yes: Yes. Severe sinus infections can cause blurred vision either due to headache/ pain symptoms or in severe cases direct involvement of the optic nerve or orbit. ...Read more

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What causes ptosis in your eye? Will it affect your vision?

What causes ptosis in your eye?  Will it affect your vision?

Several causes: Ptosis is a droop of one or both lids. If unilateral is can be thyroid disease, inflammation, muscular dysfunction, eye surface inflammation, and rarely tumors. If in both lids it can be thyroid, muscular disease, residual from childhood dysfunction, inherited issues. If severe droop, the vision can be impaired. Some are from benign causes. See your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Do eyeglasses adversely affect your peripheral vision?

Do eyeglasses adversely affect your peripheral vision?

No: Eyeglasses can block a little of the peripheral vision depending upon the design of the eyeglasses. They will not affect the true peripheral vision internally of the eyes. ...Read more

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How does your age affect your peripheral vision?

How does your age affect your peripheral vision?

Minor degree: There is a minor lowering of the extent of peripheral vision in older folks. The more important change is a measurable drop in reaction time which affects their ability to respond to visual input and makes driving more hazardous. ...Read more

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Can your thyroid affect your eyesight?

Can your thyroid affect your eyesight?

Yes: From an autoimmune standpoint, thyroid can lead to dry eyes. With dry eyes, the vision may fluctuate or blur. Thyroid can also cause tissues within the eye socket to swell, leading to eyes that buldge out (and more dryness) and eyes that do no move together as a pair (leading to double vision). ...Read more

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How can dying your hair affect your eyes?

How can  dying your hair affect your eyes?

Irritate: The what of the blow dryer could have an irritating effect on the skin around the eyes both from the heat and hot air. If this is concern be careful how you use blow dryer, facing it away from the face. If there symptoms that do not respond to conservative compresses and eye drops you should see eye doctor for reassurance. ...Read more

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Can eye make up worsen your eye sight?

Can eye make up worsen your eye sight?

Eye make up: Usually not unless you are getting a reaction to it and stopping the use will correct this. ...Read more

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Can using computer affect your eye if you have pink eye?

Can using computer affect your eye if you have pink eye?

No: Pink eye due to viral conjunctivitis may cause your eyes to feel irritated for 2 weeks. Computer use which can dry out your tear film can exacerbate those symptoms, but it does not hurt your eyes otherwise. ...Read more

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How can cataracts affect our vision generally?

How can cataracts affect our vision generally?

Gradually decreases: Cataracts are a gradual clouding of the lens of the eye. When the lens becomes clouded it is difficult to see clearly. The vision clarity decreases over months to years to the point where someone can be virtually blind if the cataract remains untreated. Surgical removal of the cataract with implantation of new lens will correct the vision. ...Read more

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How does hyperopia affect your vision as you age?

How does hyperopia affect your vision as you age?

Need more correction: Hyperopia can be compensated by accomodation of your natural lens when you are younger. As you age this becomes less effective and by age 52 is lost. This means that you may need increasing lens power through the 30's for distance vision and by age 40 will need extra help (bifocals) at near. ...Read more

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I have eye floaters, will it affect my ability to see iphone?

I have eye floaters, will it affect my ability to see iphone?

Shouldn't: Any floater (s) large enough to obstruct the viewing of your iPhone should be seen by an ophthalmologist. Most floaters are small and will not affect this ability. ...Read more

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Can getting pink eye damage your eye sight?

Can getting pink eye damage your eye sight?

In general, no.: Although the puffiness can result in blurry vision initially. Several infections can however cause scarring and vision issues these include herpes simplex kertaoconjunctivitis as well as trachoma, a chronic chlamydial infection of the conjunctiva. ...Read more

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