8. A condition that affects the eyes
There are a many chronic conditions such as diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and inflammatory bowel disease, just to name a few that can seriously affect your eyes.
As you probably guessed, each condition manifests differently; Diabetes, for example, can cause blurry vision, while those with lupus are more likely to notice pain or light sensitivity, according to Dr. Andreoli. To avoid any vision problems after a diagnosis of one of these conditions, check in with an eye doctor to see what they recommend.
Takeaway: Regular checkups are the most efficient way to protect your eyes.