Retained Lens Fragment After Cataract Surgery Retained Lens Fragment After Cataract Surgery
All cataract surgeons will experience a retained lens fragment at some point. Depending on the size and makeup, these fragments can be managed medically and/or surgically.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Expert Column Source Type: news

Self-reported driving difficulty in patients with bilateral cataract - Abd Rahman MH, Abdul Mutalib H, Mohd Norizan NH, Md-Muziman-Syah MM.
PURPOSE: The presence of cataract causes reduction in visual acuity (VA) and contrast sensitivity (CS) and thus can affect individual's daily activities. The aim of this study was to investigate self-reported driving difficulty in patients with bilateral c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cataracts Tied to Higher Odds of Death From Heart Disease
Title: Cataracts Tied to Higher Odds of Death From Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Eye health: The seasonal vegetable that could slash your risk of cataracts
EYE health can begin to worsen naturally with age. However, according to experts, there is one vegetable currently in season right now that could help to reduce your risk of age-related conditions and cataracts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Visual Outcomes of Cataract Surgery Usually Favorable in Patients With Diabetes Visual Outcomes of Cataract Surgery Usually Favorable in Patients With Diabetes
Two thirds of patients with diabetes achieve a good visual outcome of 20/40 or better after cataract surgery, according to one of the largest studies to assess visual acuity in people with diabetes undergoing cataract surgery.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Texas Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to Adulterating Drug Used in Cataract Surgeries
FDA OCI, , Jack Randall Munn, Dallas TX, licensed pharmacist, owner, cataract, surgery, Guardian Pharmacy Services, antibiotic, steroid, excessive, inactive ingredient, damage, sensitive, eye tissue, adulterated, drug, prescription, Rx, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 13, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Posted Prices of Cataract Procedures May Confuse Patients: Study Posted Prices of Cataract Procedures May Confuse Patients: Study
The majority (77.3%) of hospital websites examined in a study attempted consumer-friendly presentations of prices, but data posted on those sites may leave patients ill-informed about costs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

South Africa: Behind the Cataract Surgery Backlog in Gauteng Province
[New Frame] Thousands of cataract patients in the province are waiting up to two years to receive the simple but life-changing surgery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Texas Woman Sentenced to 6 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Deadly Weight Loss Drug to Consumers
FDA OCI, Judith Holloway, Watauga TX, DNP, 2,4-Dinitrophenol, weight loss, cataracts, dangerous, side effects, hyperthermia, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, death, misbranded, yellow pigment powder, bulk purchase, eBay, hazardous, false label, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

South Africa: What Is Behind the Massive Cataract Surgery Backlogs in Gauteng?
[Daily Maverick] As World Sight Day approaches on 14 October, Gauteng faces the damning reality that thousands of cataract patients wait up to two years to receive the simple life-changing surgery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pharos Capital Group acquires new health care portfolio company, begins deploying fourth fund
The Dallas- and Nashville-based private equity firm announced it bought a cataract surgical service provider. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Catherine Leffert Source Type: news

Pharos Capital Group acquires new health care portfolio company, begins deploying fourth fund
The Dallas- and Nashville-based private equity firm announced it bought a cataract surgical service provider. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Catherine Leffert Source Type: news

Scientists develop 'pellet' that can be injected into a patient's eye to prevent cataracts
Scientists have developed a 'pellet' implant that's injected into the eye to prevent cataracts forming - and might even reverse the growth of existing cataracts without surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Implanting trabecular meshwork bypass stents during cataract surgery cost effective in the USA
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - October 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ophthalmologist Patricia Bath inducted posthumously into National Inventors Hall of Fame
Dr. Patricia Bath, the first female faculty member in ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.She and Marian Croak,  vice president of engineering at Google, are the first Black women to be honored by the organization, an achievement noted byNational Public Radio, CNN andFast Company. “Dr. Bath was a trailblazer for women and minorities in the field of ophthalmology,” said Dr. Bartly Mondino, department chair of ophthalmology and director of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute.Bath is credited with in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Meet The First 2 Black Women To Be Inducted Into The National Inventors Hall Of Fame
Dr. Patricia Bath transformed cataract surgery and fought to eradicate preventable blindness. Marian Croak pioneered the technology behind audio and video conferencing and text-to-donate services. (Image credit: National Inventors Hall of Fame) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Treisman Source Type: news

The Big Number: 24 million Americans age 40 and older deal with cataracts
The number of people with the eye affliction will reach 50 million over the next three decades, experts say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

How to Help Relieve Dry Eyes
That gritty, itchy feeling in your eyes can arise from many causes, including too much screen time, and eye drops may only make it worse. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Content Type: Service Anxiety and Stress Estrogen Eyeglasses Protective Clothing and Gear Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Cataracts Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hormones Source Type: news

How Can You Prevent Cataracts From Getting Worse?
Title: How Can You Prevent Cataracts From Getting Worse?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - September 20, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Millions with eye conditions at higher risk of dementia, shows research
People with macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetes-related eye disease at greater riskMillions of people with eye conditions including age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetes-related eye disease have an increased risk of developing dementia, new research shows.Vision impairment can be one of the first signs of the disease, which is predicted to affect more than 130 million people worldwide by 2050.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Medical research Health Dementia Blindness and visual impairment Society Source Type: news

Cataracts Quiz
Title: Cataracts QuizCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 4/11/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 5:18:55 PM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - August 26, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

NSAIDs Match Steroids for Cataract Surgery Inflammation NSAIDs Match Steroids for Cataract Surgery Inflammation
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory eye drops, given on the day of cataract surgery, might work as well as steroids to prevent macular edema.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Changes in driving performance after first and second eye cataract surgery: a driving simulator study - Meuleners LB, Ng JQ, Fraser ML, Tjia D, Feng YR, Morlet N.
This study investigated the separate impact of first eye and second eye cataract surgery on driving performance, as measured on a driving simulator. METHOD: Forty-four older drivers with bilateral cataract aged 55+ years, awaiting fir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

NSAID Eye Drops May Suffice for Cataract Surgery Prophylaxis
FRIDAY, Aug. 13, 2021 -- For patients undergoing uncomplicated cataract surgery, a combination of prednisolone and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) eye drops is not superior to NSAID monotherapy, and initiating prophylactic treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eye Drops Were Supposed to Help Her Vision. Why Did It Feel Worse?
Her eye chart tests showed improvement. It took a radical experiment to find out why her reality wasn ’t matching up. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Surgery and Surgeons Glaucoma Cataracts Tests (Drug Use) Source Type: news

Astigmatism Management in Cataract Surgery Astigmatism Management in Cataract Surgery
Whether you treat it with a blade, laser, or intraocular lens, management of astigmatism is critical to ensure optimal postoperative vision.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Marc Lieberman, Who Brought Jews and Buddhists Together, Dies at 72
He called himself “a healthy mosaic” of the two faiths. An ophthalmologist, he also ran a clinic that brought sight back to Tibetans with cataracts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Clay Risen Tags: Lieberman, Dr. Marc (1949-2021) Deaths (Obituaries) Dalai Lama Jews and Judaism Buddhism Religion and Belief Eyes and Eyesight Tibet San Francisco Bay Area (Calif) Source Type: news

Johnson and Johnson Vision Introduces VERITAS Vision System With Features To Address Key Unmet Needs In Cataract Surgery
High-performance, next-generation cataract surgery system is now globally available and offers surgeons enhanced safety and exceptional efficiency SANTA ANA, Calif., July 23, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Johnson & Johnson Vision,* ... Devices, Ophthalmology, Product Launch Johnson & Johnson Vision, VERITAS Vision System, phacoemulsification, cataract (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q2 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (July 21, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for second-quarter. “Our second-quarter results showcase Johnson & Johnson’s diversified portfolio, driven by strong sales and earnings growth across our Medical Device, Consumer Health and Pharmaceutical businesses,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m so proud of our 136,000 colleagues who remain focused on delivering our medicines and products to patients and consumers around the world, in addition to advancing our pipeline with new product launches and regulato...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Outrage Over Aetna's Cataract Preapproval Rule Outrage Over Aetna's Cataract Preapproval Rule
Aetna's new preauthorization program for cataract surgeries is causing delays and confusion, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Assessing knowledge and practice about eye injuries first aid, with awareness about the importance of early management among general population in Asser Region, 2020 - Dhabaan WA, Almutairi KH, Alzahrani AA, Almutlaq AH, Jali Asiri AAH, Hasan Alshahrani RS, Hadi Jali MA, Alqahtani AMA.
BACKGROUND: Eye injury is a leading cause of monocular blindness and is second only to cataract as the commonest cause of visual impairment. Injury is the commonest reason for eye-related emergency department visits. AIM: To assess population aware... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Twin babies undergo eye surgery to save their vision after their mother noticed CATARACTS
Danielle Wilkins, 31, of Far Rockaway, New York, noticed cloudiness covering the eyes in photographs she took of her twin babies, Dy-Sir and and Dy-Niya Sanford. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes Worse for Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery
FRIDAY, July 2, 2021 -- Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) is associated with worse visual outcomes compared with short-interval (one to 14 days between operations) delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery (DSBCS-14) and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Astigmatism Management in Cataract Surgery Astigmatism Management in Cataract Surgery
Dr Sumit (Sam) Garg discusses the effect of anterior capsule overlap on the rotational stability of a toric IOL.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Cataracts: Common, and Easy to Treat
Title: Cataracts: Common, and Easy to TreatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - June 14, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Cataracts: Common, and Easy to Treat
SUNDAY, June 13, 2021 -- Many aging Americans can have their vision dimmed by cataracts, but the good news is that they're easily treated, one expert says. By age 80, half of Americans either have cataracts or have had surgery to remove them,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pandemic has left backlog of almost 16 million medical procedures in Ontario, doctors say
The COVID-19 pandemic has left an estimated backlog of 15.9 million surgeries in Ontario, including MRIs, cataract surgeries, joint replacements and coronary bypass surgeries, according to the Ontario Medical Association. Doctors say they're also worried about a decline in preventative screenings. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Bilateral cataract surgery improves neurologic brake reaction time and stopping distance in elderly drivers - Nowosielski Y, Leitner B, Rauchegger T, Angermann R, Psomiadi A, Palme C, Laimer J, Liebensteiner M, Zehetner C.
AIMS: To determine brake reaction times before and after bilateral cataract surgery in elderly drivers. METHODS: Sixty-four patients were evaluated on the day of and 4  weeks after bilateral cataract surgery. Forty-three healthy individuals with a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cataract Surgeries Down in Those Diagnosed With Alzheimer Disease
FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 -- The rate of cataract surgeries is substantially lower among older adults newly diagnosed with Alzheimer disease (AD) compared with their peers without AD, according to a study published online May 14 in Acta... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reduced Risk for Cataracts
MONDAY, May 24, 2021 -- Bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk for cataract development, according to a study presented at the European Congress on Obesity, held virtually from May 10 to 13. Theresa Burkard, Ph.D., from the Institute... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New research may revolutionise cataract treatment
(Anglia Ruskin University) World-leading eye experts have made a breakthrough that could potentially change the way cataracts are treated - with potential for drug therapy to replace surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UCLA eye surgeon saves photographer ’s vision and career
Spending his boyhood summers breaking mustangs on a ranch,Mark Sennet dreamed of becoming a cowboy. Instead, he achieved fame as a straight shooter of a different type.As a Time Life photographer for 30 years,  Sennet, snapped Hollywood’s most iconic faces: Alfred Hitchcock, Robin Williams, Barbra Streisand, Eddie Murphy, E.T., Cher and hundreds more. He captured Barack Obama’s inauguration and shot the Reagans’ life story.At Prince William ’s 2011 wedding, however, the Los Angeles resident realized he could no longer focus his right eye. He got by with auto-focus and an assistant, then sh...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Also Help Prevent Cataracts
THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- Weight-loss surgery can trim waistlines, and new research suggests it could also protect aging eyes. The study found that after bariatric (weight-loss) surgery, a person's odds for cataracts can drop significantly,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Also Help Prevent Cataracts
Title: Weight-Loss Surgery Might Also Help Prevent CataractsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - May 13, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Johnson and Johnson Vision Receives FDA Clearance and CE Mark for Next-Generation Phacoemulsification Machine, VERITAS(TM) Vision System
VERITAS™ Vision System to introduce innovations in fluidics management and usability to fuel surgeons' performance in every cataract procedure, from the easiest to most challenging SANTA ANA, Calif., April 21, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Netwo... Devices, Ophthalmology, FDA Johnson & Johnson Vision, VERITAS Vision System, phacoemulsification, cataract (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2021 First-Quarter Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 20, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for first-quarter 2021. “Johnson & Johnson delivered a strong first quarter performance led by the above market growth of our Pharmaceutical business and continued recovery in Medical Devices,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The ability to deliver these results while simultaneously advancing our robust pipeline of life-enhancing medicines, products and solutions during these times is a testament to the strength and resilience of our business and the dedication of the 135,000...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Virtual Reality Simulators Yield Benefits in Cataract Surgery Virtual Reality Simulators Yield Benefits in Cataract Surgery
Dr Sumit (Sam) Garg shares how simulator technology can help both trainees and established ophthalmologists alike.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Nepal’s God of Sight eye doctor to expand work beyond border
Nepal’s “God of Sight” eye doctor renowned for his innovative and inexpensive cataract surgery for the poor is taking his work beyond the Himalayan mountains so there is no more unnecessary blindness in the world (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Effect of cataract surgery on frequency of falls among older persons: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Guti érrez-Robledo LM, Villasís-Keever MA, Avila-Avila A, Medina-Campos RH, Castrejón-Pérez RC, García-Peña C.
BACKGROUND: Falls are a significant public health problem among older people worldwide. The aim was to perform a new systematic review and meta-analysis to assess whether cataract surgery is effective in reducing the rate of falls in older persons. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Can Wine Ward Off Cataracts?
Title: Can Wine Ward Off Cataracts?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - April 2, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news