Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the body. This then that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. Over time, damage to the bones will result in bone erosion and deformity. RA is a whole body disease that can affect organs outside the joints as well, such as the eyes, lungs, blood vessels and skin.  In a study, 61% of patients with RA and 76% of dermatologists reported skin abnormalities.  While this disorder can cause discomfort, in most cases, it can be treated or managed.
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These eye drops and ointments contain a combination of a steroid and one or more types of antibiotic for treatment of infection and inflammation of the eye. The steroid reduces inflammation while the antibiotic treats or prevents infection which may be the cause of the infection. Examples of steroids that are used in these eye drops are hydrocortisone, loteprednol, prednisolone, and dexamethasone . Examples of antibiotics used in these formulations include tobramycin, neomycin, bacitracin, polymixin B, and gentamycin. These antibiotics have different mechanisms of action and two or three may be combined in one formulation.