Cataracts

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don’t Seem to Prevent Cataracts

Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds. THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don’t seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates. Previous animal research has suggested that one or both …

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What is iStent?

Combined iStent Trabecular Micro-bypass Stent Implantation and Phacoemulsification for Coexistent Open-angle Glaucoma and Cataract What is iStent? The iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass stent is a new surgical therapy for glaucoma that is designed to improve aqueous outflow to safely lower IOP and may reduce medication burden; but this will be at the discretion of your physician. …

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June, Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness MonthJune 1 – 30 Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are close to 22.3 million Americans age 40 and older with cataracts. More than half of all Americans will have cataracts by age 80. For information and to read more click here

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month. Exposure to UV rays can burn delicate eye tissue and raise the risk of developing cataracts and cancers of the eye. Protect your eyes from UV dangers, choose the right sunglasses, don’t forget your sunblock and wear a hat too. Mark Fromer M.D.

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