Cataract Surgery

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23 Answers to Your Cataract Surgery Questions

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By age 80, more than half of U.S. citizens have cataracts, according to Prevent Blindness America. Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. Early signs include cloudy vision, difficulty seeing at night, light sensitivity and seeing excessive glare. As the condition progresses, eyesight in the affected eye will be impaired.   If you think you have a cataract

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Is It Possible to Reverse Cataracts Without Surgery?

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Cataracts are a common eye issue as we age. According to the National Eye Institute, by age 65, around a quarter of people develop the clouding of the eye’s natural lens known as cataracts. The likelihood increases with each decade of life, starting at around age 40. By age 80, the prevalence increases to more than 50%. If you have

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Recovery After Cataract Surgery: How to Prepare, What to Expect

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Pre-operative preparations for cataract surgery are only half the story, it is important to also understand and plan for the recovery process after surgery. While diligence is required during post-cataract surgery recovery, the recovery time after surgery is nothing compared to the lifetime of good vision ahead of you. And if you know what to expect after cataract surgery, you

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Advanced Technology Lenses: Cataract Surgery Options

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If you’re like most U.S. citizens, cataracts is something you’ll have to deal with during your lifetime. The National Institutes of Health says that by the age of 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Fortunately for those who are or will be afflicted with this condition, there are advanced cataract treatments

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Causes, Treatments and Symptoms of Cataracts

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One of the ironies about cataract symptoms is that they develop so slowly – over years, in most cases – and they can be hard to detect. The time when most people learn just how much their cataracts had affected their vision is after surgery, when yellowed tones become white again and what looked like muted colors or blurry details

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Eyesight and Genetics

Is Great Eyesight All About Genetics?

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Maybe you remember an exercise in biology class about dominant and recessive genes in eye color, which allowed you to link your parents’ and grandparents’ eye colors to your own. Are other characteristics, such as nearsightedness or astigmatism, the result of genetics as well? Many Eye Conditions Are Genetics The most common eye disorder is refractive error, in which the shape

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How the Sun Damages Your Eyes

How the Sun Damages Your Eyes

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Much has been written about the link between skin cancer and prolonged sun exposure. However, not many people are aware though that sun damage to eyes is equally possible — from snow blindness to cataracts to eyelid cancer. In one of their findings, Vision Council’s 2015 UV Protection Report indicated that nearly 7 in 10 American adults surveyed were unaware

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Preventive Vision Care Everyday

Preventive Vision Care Everyday

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Maintaining good vision health should be a top priority for adults. Just think about all the ways your life would change should your vision become significantly impaired. If you value your ability to see the world clearly, preventive eye care cannot be taken lightly. The good news is there are small changes you can make today that will support your

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The Scary Effects of Technology on Our Eyes

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Technology is a wonderful thing. It develops rapidly to accommodate our ever-changing needs, it helps us connect to others, and it makes our lives easier and more convenient. But as the saying goes, too much of a good thing can be bad – especially for our eyes. In today’s world, a person has to actively try to avoid regular viewing

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