And don't forget the osteoporosis risk! Have you even had a DEXA bone scan yet? "They" recommend after 3 months of prednisone use one should have a "baseline" DEXA scan.
I'm sorry about
the cataracts, Mimi, but one can go quite a few years w/o any real problems from cataracts and the surgery to replace the lens is painless and very successful usually.
Glaucoma is an entirely different matter and while often responding well to eye drops is not as easily treated and rectified.
Prednisone the drug so many hate to love - or love to hate.
Some people are like Slinkies... Not really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down a flight of stairs.