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Plaquenil and vision problems
I have lupus and take plaquenil.  I know there is a very small risk of eye problems with that drug.  Lately I've been extremely light sensitive and the lower part of my vision (left eye only, I'm blind in my right eye since birth) has a strange "wavy" thing going on... like when you are looking through heat waves coming off a barbecue grill.  Is this something that could be medicine related or is it a common benign thing?
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If you have lupus and you only have one eye you should have a very good ophthalmologist and see him/her every 6 months. Your symptoms are not suggestive of plaquanil toxicity. It suggests TIA or eye migraine. Get to an ophthalmologist early next week. If you don't have any ask you lupus MD to refer you.

JCH MD
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