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Vision Health

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Dry Eye

Sleep Quality Linked to Dry Eye Disease

A 2016 study suggests that dry eye disease is linked to poor sleep quality. Here’s why.

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Tests

Your Complete Guide to AMD Testing

Doctors have access to a whole range of tests that help diagnose and monitor age-related macular degeneration. We've got the lowdown on what you can expect.

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Treatment

The Super Supplement for AMD

The AREDS 2 multivitamin is a research-backed supplement that can slow the progression of some forms of age-related macular degeneration. Find out if it’s right for you.

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Living With

Here Come the Sunnies: The Best Shades for People With Diabetes

Protect your sight with a few simple buying tips before you shop!

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Complications

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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Complications

Can You Cure Diabetic Retinopathy?

Get answers to this and all your other questions about how to best protect your eyesight when you have diabetes.

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Living With

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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Living With

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.

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Living With

Is a Guide Dog Right for You?

If you've lost your vision due to a condition like diabetic retinopathy, one of these highly trained service animals can give you a new level of independence.

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Symptoms

The Four Stages of AMD

Age-related macular degeneration is something people can live with for decades. We reveal how the condition develops and progresses, including the signs and symptoms to watch for at each stage.

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Myths

8 Myths About AMD

Confused about what having age-related macular degeneration really means? We clear up some of the most common misperceptions.