BEST WAYS TO PREVENT CATARACTS

Posted by on May 1, 2017 · 2 Comments 

Almost 40 million people are predicted to have cataracts by 2030, and the number is only going to rise after that. A cataract creates a cloud in the lens of your eye, and without a clear lens, your vision becomes blurry. In some cases, you can also develop a brown or yellow tint. Cataracts can get in the way of your everyday life, and your risk of getting one goes up after you reach 40 years of age. Some of the risk factors are out of your control, but you have a few ways to improve your chances of preventing cataracts completely. Read More: Best Ways To Prevent Cataracts

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ARE YOU AT RISK FOR DEVELOPING CATARACTS?

Posted by on December 8, 2016 · 1 Comment 

You may have seen people with cataracts; it looks as if their normally clear eyeball has a cloudy white circle covering the center. In simple terms, cataracts are a condition of clouding in the lens of the eye.

People with cataracts experience blurry or dim eyesight, sensitivity to light, difficulty seeing at night, or the tendency to see halos around lights. They may need to change their eyeglass prescription frequently, or they may experience colors being less vivid. Some people with cataracts have double vision, others feel partially blind, and those who don’t get treated right away may become completely blind. Read More: Cataract Risk Factors

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HOW SMOKING CAN DAMAGE YOUR EYES

Posted by on October 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco use kills more than five million people per year, and is responsible for one out of every ten adult deaths. It is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death. While most people are aware of the strong causal relationship between smoking and lung cancer or heart disease, many overlook the link between tobacco use and vision problems. Read more: How smoking can damage your eyes

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WHY IS MODERN DAY CATARACT SURGERY SO EXCITING?

Posted by on March 17, 2011 · Leave a Comment 

Cataracts, or the normal age-related clouding of the human lens, still remains the most common (curable) cause of blindness in third world countries today. Treating cataracts has been described in the most ancient manuscripts and scriptures of every recorded culture over the last several thousand years. Today, it is commonplace for patients to leave the surgery center and go out to lunch or dinner on the same day as their cataract surgery! Read more

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