Category: Cataracts

Cataract Surgery and Driving

Cataract surgery can make driving safer. But in a study of 559,546 adults, the month right after the operation was associated with higher odds of serious car accidents than later months were. This may be because of...

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Cataract Surgery

Surgery to replace the cloudy lens with an artificial one can improve vision. Signs that you may have cataracts (or worsening ones) can be subtle. They include increasing difficulty seeing well at night (especially when facing...

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Cataracts

Cataracts are cloudy areas that cover the lens of the eye. They can affect your ability to perceive fine detail and distinguish certain colors. Symptoms include blurred vision and glare. Risk factors besides age include smoking,...

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Preventing Cataracts

There are many risk factors that you can’t control when it comes to the risk of cataract development. Age is the single greatest risk factor. Your genetics also influence your risk, and risk rises with previous eye injury,...

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A Multi For Eyes?

Taking an ordinary daily multivitamin may modestly lower your risk of cataracts, according to the largest, longest study to date. However, a multi’s impact on muscular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in...

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Protecting Your Vision

Making the following lifestyle changes can play a role in reducing your risk of developing cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or can slow the progression of those eye disorders...

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