Fighting Cataracts

Eye Foundation Hospitals introduces laser machines to detect cataracts With the rate of cataracts and refractive error patients in the country and beyond which has been on the increase, medical experts under the aegis of Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs), also...

Intraocular Lenses Growing in Popularity

by: Laird Harrison SAN DIEGO — New developments in intraocular lenses have led to the expansion of the number of patients who could benefit from them, experts report. Only 0.2% of Americans with presbyopia have intraocular lenses. That’s just 280,000 of the...

New cataract surgery eliminates need for glasses

Cataracts are a medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision.- MDA Cataracts, a natural part of aging, will affect everyone at some point, but surgery can help treat the condition. Typically, surgery entails...

Nurses' role in early detection of cataracts

By looking for early signs of cataracts when conducting holistic patient assessments, nurses can help affected patients manage any loss of vision until surgery is appropriate. Cataracts have a significant impact on NHS resources and patients’ independence and quality...

Study sheds light on cataract development

Study sheds light on cataract development The motion of coins in a “Penny Pusher” carnival game is similar to the movement of cells in the eye’s lens, as described in a new study published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS)....
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