Eritrea: 'Himalayan Cataract Project' Conducts Eye Surgeries in Asmara
[Shabait] Asmara, 15 February 2024- The 'Himalayan Cataract Project' team of ophthalmologists successfully conducted a series of cataract surgeries at Berhan Aini Hospital in Asmara on 12 February. This medical initiative resulted in 700 patients receiving cataract surgery and an additional 10 patients being fitted with intraocular lenses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: East Africa Eritrea Health and Medicine Source Type: news

American Vision Partners Now Offering the Light Adjustable Lens, Customized Vision after Cataract Surgery
Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, an American Vision Partners affiliate, is now offering the Light Adjustable Lens™ from RX Sight, a new intraocular lens that provides the opportunity to adjust and customize vision after cataract surgery. PHOENIX, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Impact of first eye cataract surgery on falls among patients of advanced age: a comparative study - Akbari-Kamrani M, Heidarzadeh H, Naderan M, Gordiz A, Hemmati S, Chaibakhsh S, Mohammadi SS, Farsani MK, Zand A, Abdi F.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the incidence of falls between patients with visually significant cataracts in both eyes and those who have undergone first-eye cataract surgery. METHODS: This retrospective case-control study involved patients with a history ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluation of a concise fall risk stratification among older adults with cataracts in day surgery settings: a historically controlled study - Wang YP, Dai C, Ou-Yang P, Zhao YH, Xu D.
This study aimed to evaluate the use of a concise fall risk stratification in assessing and predicting falls compared with the Morse Falls Scale among older adults with cataracts in day surgery settings. METHODS: A historically controlled stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Healthcare costs following falls and cataract surgery in older adults using Australian linked health data from 2012-2019 - Huang-Lung J, Chun Ho K, Lung T, Palagyi A, McCluskey P, White AJ, Boufous S, Keay L.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate publicly funded healthcare costs according to faller status and the periods pre- and post-cataract surgeries, and identify factors associated with higher monthly costs in older people with bilateral cataract. METHODS: Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 15, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Disparities In Cataract Care Are A Sorry Sight
Since cataract surgery has been proven safe and effective in restoring vision, Why do cataracts continue to be a global vision crisis? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 16, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

Aravind: An Answer To India ’s Cataract Problem
Today, cataract surgery is widely available in India, with over 8.3 million surgeries in 2022-2023 thanks to groups like Aravind. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 13, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

Shedding New Light On Cataract Care
Cataract extraction surgery is currently one of the most performed surgeries in the world. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 5, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

Learning critical Black history can change white perspectives on racism in health care
Key takeawaysTwo-thirds of white Americans believe that Black Americans do not experience racism or racial inequities in health care.UCLA psychologists exposed white study participants to the well-documented history of medical-related mistreatment of Black Americans.Subsequently, white participants were more likely to adopt a new perspective and support policies aimed at reducing racial disparities in health care.Being exposed to some of the many historical incidences of anti-Black racism in American health care can contribute to white peoples ’ recognition of health disparities currently faced by Black Americans and lea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 28, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Mother fears NHS strikes could mean daughter loses eyesight after vital surgery is postponed amid three-day walkout by junior doctors
Bonita Archer, from Birmingham, was today scheduled to undergo an operation to treat cataracts in both of her eyes and replace the battery in her anti-seizure device. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hull cataract patient brings legal action over vision loss
John Stabler says the pain he felt after routine surgery was like being hit "with a sledgehammer". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lupin gets USFDA nod for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution
Pharma major Lupin on Wednesday said it has received approval from the US health regulator to market its generic Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution used to treat post-operative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract surgery. The approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) is for the abbreviated new drug application for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution 0.09 per cent, Lupin said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 16, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Quadria Capital plans ₹1.3k cr invesment in Maxivision Eye hospital
Founded in 1996 by renowned ophthalmologist Kasu Prasad Reddy, Maxivision was subsequently acquired by GSK Velu in 2010.Maxivision operates 42 centres in five states across South and West India, with a leadership position in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The company offers a full suite of eye care services, including cataract surgery, LASIK and ReLEx Smile treatments, treatments for retinal issues and glaucoma, oculoplasty, as well as neonatal and paediatric eye care. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worried About Cataracts? Here's What You Need to Know
WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 -- Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness around the world, but surgery can restore vision. “Unlike many of the other major eye diseases, such as glaucoma or diabetes-related eye disease, cataracts can be easily and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 31, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Number of Brits paying for medical treatment has risen by a THIRD since Covid
Around 272,000 Brits forked out the cash for ops such as hip and knee replacements and cataract surgery, up 36.7 per cent since 2019, according to the Private Healthcare Information Network. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news