Lupus and the Eyes

INTRODUCTION Lupus  (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) is a widespread and chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that, for unknown reasons, causes the immune system to attack the body’s own tissue and organs.  Lupus causes a variety of symptoms and most often affects the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood vessels, kidney and the central nervous system (CNS).  It can…

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Sjogren's Syndrome

Sjogren’s Syndrome: What you need to know

Contents: What is Sjögren’s syndrome? Who develops Sjögren’s? How are lupus and Sjögren’s related? What causes Sjögren’s? What are the Signs and Symptoms? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? What kind of doctor do I need? How do I cope with a diagnosis?   What is Sjögren’s syndrome? Sjögren’s (pronounced SHOW-grin’s) is a…

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