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Facts About Cataract Surgery by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 4:32pm Guest Post by Medical Student Dunya Carter If you currently have or have had a cataract, you are not alone. Cataracts are very common, affecting about 60 % of the population over the age of 60. Because cataracts gradually result in visual impairment, surgical removal is usually required with about 1.5 million cataract surgeries performed ea ... Read on »
Cataract Surgery Reduces Incidence of Hip Fracture by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Oct 2012 9:00am Maybe this is one of those "really you needed a study for this?" posts. University of California, Los Angeles researchers found that Medicare beneficiaries who had cataract surgery had lower odds of hip fracture within 1 year after surgery compared with patients who had not undergone cataract surgery. Think about this now. ... Read on »
Cataract surgery helps AMD patie ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 Nov 2009 10:01pm Cataract surgery helps AMD patients; steroid improves DME; online eye health forum Research highlights, 2009 Ophthalmology journal SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 03 nov 2009--- This month's Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Academy) reports on a national study that finds cataract surgery is likely to benefit patients ... Read on »
The Development of Femtosecond Lasers for Cataract Surgery by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 8:50pm Several years ago, in October 2008, I came across a writeup in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (CRST), about Technolas Perfect Vision announcing that the newly formed company would be using femtosecond laser technology to investigate laser-based treatments for presbyopia, including the use of intrastromal ablation (ISA). That statement piqued ... Read on »
Cataract Surgeries on the Rise by A4M Posted Fri 08 Nov 2013 10:08pm Posted on Nov. 5, 2013, 6 a.m. in Demographics Healthcare and Public Policy Sensory Eye - image from Shutterstock ... Read on »
Flomax and Cataract Surgery by k Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 4:04pm If you’re in the United States or in many parts of Canada where you can watch U.S. television, you must have seen the Flomax (tamsulosin) commercials. The usual format is men are missing out on having fun (watching a sports event, golfing, etc) because they’re going to the bathroom all the time. The medication is mostly for men who have benign ... Read on »
Is LASIK for Astigmatism Safe after Cataract Surgery? by drhiss123 Posted Sat 28 May 2011 7:45am   Cataract surgery is a well known and popular procedure for older patients who suffer from vision loss after cataracts. Those familiar with LASIK surgery know that it is possible to have cataracts after LASIK. What some don’t know is if LASIK is possible aftercataract surgery Las Vegaseye doctors say that it is possible. LASIK af ... Read on »
Cataract Surgery -- Take One by StacieSmith Posted Mon 16 Jul 2012 2:19am Gavin's first of 2 cataract surgeries is this week with the second one to come next week.  Compared to what he has been through, most would consider it a "minor" procedure.  As his Mommy, I consider it anything but.  We've tried our best to cram in as much fun as possible before this week.  After surgery, there will be no swimming, running, or ... Read on »
Cataract Surgery – The Details by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 8:30am You probably know this already, but all my fretting and fear about yesterday's cataract surgery were for naught. Well, I have been known to believe now and then that there is some kinehara involved and if I'm not afraid in certain situations, they will not go well – that the fear is what warns off negative influences. Yes, yes. I know ... Read on »
Cataract Surgery - Take Two by StacieSmith Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 12:02am Gavin had his second cataract surgery yesterday morning. He was very brave and showed no apparent anxiety about the surgery. In fact, he was very excited to be taking another ride (or should we call it a victory lap?) in the little Hummer down the hall to the operating room. In the picture above, Gavin had just cruised on past the double ... Read on »