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Cataract surgery

The FDA-Approved Gel Helps Seal Incisions After Cataract Surgery

ReSure Sealant helps protect corneal incisions following cataract IOL placement.
Within the last decade, cataract surgery has become one of the most, if not the single most, commonly performed surgeries in the United States. In fact, according to a 2013 Market Scope study, 3.5 million cataract procedures are currently conducted annually throughout the United States. Because […]

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By |January 24th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

New Cataract Diagnostic Tool Seeks To Eliminate Unnecessary Operations

This breakthrough in cataract diagnosis could save millions of dollars.
It seems that cataract detection is getting more precise and effective each and every year. This is not only good for eye doctors around the world who are trying to diagnose their patients efficiently and precisely, but also for the millions who have or will develop […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |January 15th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Quitting Smoking May Lower Your Risk Of Developing Cataracts

Studies show that smoking cessation can decrease cataract risks.
Last week, in honor of the New Year, we spoke about the benefits of making vision-related New Year’s resolutions in order to improve your overall eye health. We explained how making simple steps such as cleaning out your contact lens case or getting regular glaucoma checks could go […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |January 10th, 2014|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Eye Tech News: First Early Detection Cataract Device Now Available

ALPHAEON launches first device that detects early existence of cataracts.
Detecting a cataract early on is one of the best things that you can do for your vision as you enter your senior years. Because cataracts grow slowly, early intervention can significantly delay or even stop further clouding of the lens, and therefore, delay vision problems […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 29th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

As Baby Boomers Age, The Amount of Cataract Surgeries Soar

A boom in health care needs for seniors also means issues with accessibility.
It is no secret that, as we age, our bodies and senses slowly start to lose the sharpness and clarity that they once had. It is this reason why most people first begin developing age-related vision problems like cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 17th, 2013|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

People Taking Statin-Based Drugs May Be More at Risk for Cataracts

A new study examines the link between cataracts and cholesterol-lowering drugs.
There are a number of different lifestyle factors that can lead to vision loss and serious eye problems, such as a history of smoking, your diet and exercise routine, and even your overall exposure to sunlight. And in these lifestyle examples, it only makes sense […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

The Cost of Clear Vision: Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

Understanding the cost of cataract surgery and how much Medicare can help.
With cataracts being one of the leading causes of vision loss (nearly 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older are affected by this common vision problem), it is reassuring to know that cataract removal is possible and often leaves patients with clear, uninterrupted vision. […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |September 26th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Study Shows People Who Improve Vision Through Cataract Surgery Live Longer

A new study shows that a longer life many be one benefit of undergoing cataract surgery.
For people who have vision loss or significantly poor eyesight due to cataracts, it is no secret how beneficial cataract surgery can be towards improving your overall quality of life. Through this state-of-the-art procedure, patients are not only able to […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |September 17th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Use Your FSA/NSA Health Dollars Before You Lose Them in 2014

Make the most out of your Flexible Spending Account dollars before they expire.
There are over 20.5 million people aged 40 and over in the United States who are living with Cataracts―one of the most common age related vision problems in the world and also one of the leading causes of blindness. However, while the success […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |September 10th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

11 Noteworthy Vision Facts From Alcon’s Consumer Cataract Campaign

A new Alcon study unveils much about this common vision problem.
While cataracts remain one of the most common age-related vision problems among seniors in America, very few people know the ins and outs of this vision problem. However, as the aging population continues to grow, it is more important than ever for seniors and their […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.