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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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My RA doc wants me to take Enbrel/ Humira (adalimumab). Very afraid of the side effects & I'm already blind in 1 eye. What else can I take instead?

My RA doc wants me to take Enbrel/ Humira (adalimumab). Very afraid of the side effects & I'm already blind in 1 eye. What else can I take instead?

Talk to RA doctor: These are issues which need be discussed with your RA doctor. In medicine, most decisions made are based on risk/benefit ratio and without knowing that, it is impossible to provide you with an answer in this type of interaction. ...Read more

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My one month old daughter might have blue eye does this affect her eyes or eye sight or any other health problems ?

My one month old daughter might have blue eye does this affect her eyes or eye sight or any other health problems ?

Heterochromia iridis: is seen in about 6 per 1000 individuals and can be both congenital, usually genetic, or acquired. Vision is often normal, but the condition can be associated with other health problems and an exam by both her pediatrician and an eye doctor is recommended. For a more detailed information, you may find this article helpful: http://www.medicinenet.com/heterochromia_iridis/article.htm ...Read more

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Only one of my eyes has bad eye sight. Is this rare?

Only one of my eyes has bad eye sight. Is this rare?

No: Many people see better with one eye. Not sure how you define bad. But all kinds of disease or trauma affects one eye only or first. Thus, we see many patients in the clinic with one poor eye. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would exercising my eyes improve my eye sight a bit?

Not likely: Is your eye sight not good from uncorrected vision that would be clear with proper glasses or contacts? Or because of some disease process which needs treatment? Or is it some permanent process? Best to have an ophthalmologist evaluate you and see if any of these are operative. You cannot improve eyesight by so called "natural" means including exercises. ...Read more

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What do I do if only one of my eyes has bad eye sight? Wear contacts in one?

What do I do if only one of my eyes has bad eye sight? Wear contacts in one?

Possibly: Depending on the cause of the poor vision, you may benefit from a contact in that eye or corrective surgery to have its prescription equal that of your better eye. If you have had poor vision in the one eye since you were young and you are now an adult, changing the prescription with contacts or surgery may still not improve its ability to see. ...Read more

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Adalimumab (Definition)

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Humira (Definition)

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