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TB infection in the eye can lead to autoimmunity

Researchers from L V Prasad Eye Institute have for the first time found evidence of how TB infection of the eye leads to autoimmunity causing widespread disease of the eye (uveitis). 621 more words


Autoimmune Disorders that Affect the Eyes: Part 2

Today I’m continuing with this series of autoimmune disorders and their affect on the eyes. This list is taken from my post: “May is Healthy Vision Month. 665 more words

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7 Eye Disorders that Affect Horses

The Eyes Have It

There are so many illnesses and diseases that can affect the health of a horse. Today’s post is the beginning of a series of posts that are going to discuss the different health issues that horses can develop and how each part of the horses body is affected. 851 more words

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May is Healthy Vision Month

Focus on Your Vision

This is a great reminder to keep our eyes healthy. Those of us living with autoimmune disorders that affect the eye, need to make sure that we are keeping our appointments with our eye doctors. 127 more words

Autoimmune Disorders

Baguettes for Comfort

Today I learned that an eye condition I only previously had in one eye (Uveitis) is in both of my eyes. This ailment began in my right eye over a decade ago, and now it’s in my left eye as well. 515 more words


AS Affecting Digestion and the Eyes

Last week I wrote a post about Ankylosing Spondylitis and one of the pieces of information I shared was about the bowels and the eyes being affected by this autoimmune disorder. 286 more words

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#Ebola Virus #Persistence in #Ocular Tissues and #Fluids (EVICT) Study: RT-PCR and #Cataract #Surgery Outcomes of Ebola Survivors in Sierra Leone (EBioMedicine, abstract)

EBioMedicine. 2018 Mar 23. pii: S2352-3964(18)30104-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.03.020.

Ebola Virus Persistence in Ocular Tissues and Fluids (EVICT) Study: Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction and Cataract Surgery Outcomes of Ebola Survivors in Sierra Leone… 764 more words