The end of cataract surgery? Experts say vision-robbing condition may soon be treated with DRUGS
A team of scientists, led by Professor Barbara Pierscionek at Anglia Ruskin University in London, tested a compound proposed as an anti-cataract drug on mice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS waiting list spikes to ANOTHER record high: Now 6.4MILLION patients are stuck in queues
NHS data shows one in nine people were in the queue for elective operations such as hip and knee replacements and cataracts surgery by March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured review: Surgery on both eyes on the same day or on different days: which works better to treat cataract in both eyes?
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 27, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

NHS waiting list hits ANOTHER high amid Covid-fuelled crisis: 6.18MILLION waiting for routine ops
NHS England data shows one in nine people in the country are waiting, often in pain, for elective operations such as hip and knee replacements and cataracts surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients Should Know Who's Operating, Surgeons Say
(MedPage Today) -- When Chryssa McAlister, MD, was learning to remove cataracts, she trained under some cranky doctors who didn't hesitate to bark critiques. But a few of her supervisors maintained a purposeful silence, soundlessly mouthing their... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 5, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Patient Blinded in One Eye From Surgery Wins $1.2 Million Patient Blinded in One Eye From Surgery Wins $1.2 Million
A New York appeals court has upheld a $1.2 million verdict against an eye surgeon after his patient went blind after cataract removal and lens replacement surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Eye health: The warning signs of a growing cataract – 'can lead to vision loss'
THREE Britons in 10, over the age of 65, are likely to develop a visually impairing cataract. Caught early, the condition can be managed at home, but in the later stages, surgery might be needed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cataract surgery may cut the risk of developing dementia by nearly 30%, study finds 
A study by University of Washington experts of more than 3,000 over-65s who had cataract surgery found the procedure reduced risk the risk by 29 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery May Reduce Your Dementia Risk
Older adults who had cataract removal to restore their vision had a lower risk of Alzheimer ’s disease and other forms of dementia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Cataracts Alzheimer ' s Disease Eyes and Eyesight Surgery and Surgeons Dementia Brain Glaucoma JAMA Internal Medicine (Journal) Source Type: news

People who have cataracts removed are 30 percent less likely to develop dementia
The key may be the restoration of vision that comes with the surgery, researchers say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Efficient Use of Ultrasound in Cataract Surgery Efficient Use of Ultrasound in Cataract Surgery
Learn more about the role of ultrasound technology in cataract surgery and how to efficiently use it.Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery Seen Protective Against Dementia Cataract Surgery Seen Protective Against Dementia
A new study found that patients who underwent cataract surgery appeared to gain significant protection against dementia over time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia
Title: Cataract Surgery Might Lower Your Odds for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - December 8, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia
From more than 3,000 older adults with the eye disease, researchers found those who had surgery were about 30% less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's in the coming years. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra, cataract surgery may reduce Alzheimer's disease risk, studies find
The erectile dysfunction drug sildenafil -- better known as the brand Viagra -- may help prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease, a study published Monday by Nature Aging found, and cataract surgery may help prevent it. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news