Eye Floaters Topic Guide
Floaters: Eye floaters are often described as black spots or squiggly strands in a patient's field of vision. Floaters may be caused by a spontaneous vitreous separation, a retinal hole or tear, foreign bodies, macular degeneration, or postoperative matter. Treatment of floaters depends upon the underlying cause.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (often called RA) is a chronic (long-standing) disease that damages the joints of the body. Symptoms and signs of rheumatoid arthritis include joint pain, swelling, inflammation, stiffness, warmth, muscle aches, weakness, fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, and malaise. Treatment may involve physical therapy, occupational therapy, hydrotherapy, heat and cold treatments, joint replacements, and medications.