I may be worrying about nothing but I would rather have the forum's advice than go through the pain barrier of the GP surgery. I have been on pred for three years for PMR although it took four months to diagnose it. Currently on 14.5 daily, max Tramadol and Paracetamol..not just for the PMR but for the two busted femurs. I had both cataracts operated on last autumn (three month gap between the two) and I am used to having 'dragon eyes' every few months with small blood clots which come and go after a few days. I had one last week that then went away within a day or two but has now returned with a vengeance...very dark red and actually sore. Should I be worrying about GCA or is this a normal pred side effect?