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Senior Pets With Cataracts by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 5:20pm Just as senior citizens experience a progressive decline in visual acuity, so do our four-legged friends. Approximately 40% of the 130 million pets in this country have some type of eye disorder. As pets age, their eyesight often deteriorates, leading to impaired vision. As you might suspect, the majority of vision-related ailments occur in s ... Read on »
Common Myths about Cataracts & Cataract Surgery by drhiss123 Posted Mon 27 Jun 2011 6:06am Many people in the United States assume that cataracts only plague the elderly. However, it is important to recognize the signs & take preventative measures against cataracts at a much earlier age than you might suspect. Some men & women in their 40s, 50s, & even 30s may experience some vision abnormalities due to cataracts without knowing ... Read on »
Bilateral cataracts - should you have bilateral cataract surgery by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 12 Mar 2012 6:01am This article, by an expert in cataractLoss of transparency of the lens of the eye. surgery, discusses the pros and cons of bilateralOn both sides of the body cataract surgery where both eyes are operated on on the same day. This will be of help to anyone ... Read on »
Cataract surgery reduces motor vehicle accidents by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 12:00am - Cataract surgery not only improves vision and quality of life for older people, but is also apparently a way to reduce the number of car crashes. The research was presented recently at the Scientific Program of the 2010 American Acade ... Read on »
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 Improves Mood, Cognition, Sleep in Alzheimer's Patients by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Jan 2012 9:00am @Michael Muller, Getty Images People with mild forms of Alzheimer's disease experienced improvement in sleep patterns, cognitive functioning and mood after undergoing vision-correcting cataract surgery. Researchers at Tenon Hospital in Paris studied 38 patients with mild Alzheimer's and debilitating ca ... 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 »
Keeping An Eye On Cataract Surgery by Colette Bouchez Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 2:37pm A new way of performing cataract surgery promises to revolutionize this common operation. Here's what you need to know. By Colette Bouchez I remember the first time I suspected my Mom might have  a cataract – a clouding of the lens of the eye that  can begin to appear as early as age 45.   We were in the dry cleaners,  being waited on by a ple ... 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 »
History of Cataract Surgery by Teresa K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:34pm The word cataract comes form the Greek word for waterfall. It was thought that opaque material flowed into the lens of the eye like a waterfall causing blurred vision. Now we know that cataracts result most often from the natural aging process as well as chemical or drug exposure and genetics. The earliest accounts of cataract surgery come ... Read on »