Cataracts Health News

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Article Title
4/26/2008
FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery

The popular eye procedure helps many, but complaints show it may not be for everyone

9/23/2007
Cataract Surgery: A Bargain, Despite the Price

Experts say lens replacement is a cost-effective treatment for aging eyes

3/1/2007
Health Tip: Symptoms of a Cataract

When the eye's lens becomes clouded

12/11/2006
Vision Problems Among Those Over 40 Costly

Report finds U.S. price tag tops $35 billion a year

8/22/2006
Prostate Drug Use May Mean Cataract Surgery Change

Flomax and other alpha-blockers may cause 'floppy iris syndrome,' but experts say simple eye drop change is all that's needed

8/18/2006
Cataract Treatment a Luxury Many Can Now Afford

Changes to Medicare extend coverage for cutting-edge therapies

6/20/2006
Statins Linked to Lower Risk of Cataracts

Nonsmokers and people without diabetes showed even bigger benefit, study found

12/13/2005
Cataract Surgery Rates Tied to Physician Reimbursement

Payment for each procedure results in more surgeries, new study finds

2/16/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Cataracts in Children

Never too early to wear sunglasses

1/28/2005
Doctors Continue to Enhance Cataract Treatments

They range from new surgeries to lenses that help combat vision problems

2/17/2004
New Lens Expands Horizons for Cataract Patients

Multifocal lens mimics sight provided by the human eye

1/26/2004
Pinpointing the Causes of Cataracts

Study identifies loss of eye gel as risk factor

1/13/2004
Informed Consent Doesn't Change Choice to Have Cataract Surgery

Patients aren't influenced by explanation of risks of procedure, study finds

12/28/2003
Shield Your Eyes While on the Slopes

Experts say good ski goggles are a must

8/8/2003
Clouds Forecast for Aging Eyes

But whether cataracts need removal depends on lifestyle

7/27/2003
Thieves of Sight Await Even Those With Perfect Vision

Odds of losing eyesight to disease start growing after age 40

6/7/2003
Shield Your Eyes From the Sun

Harmful UV rays can damage vision

1/20/2003
Cataracts

They're more likely to afflict brown-eyed people

9/24/2002
New Cataract Lens Allows Room for Improvement

Ultraviolet light 'fine-tunes' vision after surgery

8/20/2002
Cataracts Hurt Driving Skills

Surgery for older people reduces risk of auto accidents, study shows

6/19/2002
New Hope for Cataract Patients

Implantable lens may benefit those who need surgery

5/5/2002
Shield Those Eyes From Array of Light

Sunglasses and wide-brimmed hat protect your eyes from UV-related dangers

3/28/2002
Cataracts Seen to Boost Women's Death Rate

Surprising finding may be linked to second, unknown risk factor

3/20/2002
The Future's Looking Dim

Aging baby boomers means number of blind or visually impaired Americans to double in 30 years

2/25/2002
Vitamin C Keeps Cataracts Away

Study finds taking supplement every day may lower risk of this vision-robbing condition

7/9/2001
The Better to CEE You With

New cataract lens reduces incision size