How RA Can Affect Your Eyes

Dry eyes are common in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is best known for its damaging effects on joints. However, because it is a systemic disease, RA can also cause problems in other parts of the body, including the eyes. The most common eye problem is dry eyes. “About 30% to 40% of people with RA have dry eyes,” says ophthalmologist Careen […]
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