Is laser surgery for cataracts the future?

Removal of cataracts by laser is expensive, unproven, and until recently not available on the NHS, but a trial at Moorfields Eye Hospital is comparing it with the standard treatment and Sue Dickinson who paid for the procedure is very happy with the result. By Ruth...

Could spinach stop cataracts?

Could spinach stop cataracts? Eating foods rich in vitamin E could cut chances of developing the eye disorder by a quarter By JENNY HOPE FOR THE DAILY MAIL Expert analysis found high levels of vitamin E protected against cataracts Food such as spinach, broccoli,...

Statin Use May Increase Cataracts Risk

A cataract is a progressive, painless clouding of the natural, internal lens of the eye. Cataracts block light, making it difficult to see clearly. Over an extended period of time, cataracts can cause blindness. They’re often related to growing older, but...

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...

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...
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