cataract surgery

It's more common, simpler and cheaper than ever. Is it right for you?
My colleagues leapt into action after I walked into the metal doorframe of the nurses' station on the psychiatry ward at
Threading needles is out, as is focusing my beloved 35 mm Nikon. But I've embraced the digital world of photography. I can't bowl or play tennis to save my life and you wouldn't want me pitching for your ball team. The fact is I couldn't do any of that before anyway.
The doctor is in. The senator is out. Rand Paul, the ophthalmologist and Republican senator from Kentucky, officially launched
People over 65 can take more than 30 minutes to fall asleep. They often sleep less deeply and wake up during the night. Many
Cataract surgery means learning whether there's anyone you can count on to devote 24 hours of their life to taking care of you. Your Cataract Surgery Companion has to bring you to the clinic, take you home afterwards, then stick around for another day, just in case.
The doctor appeared after a while and shone more light in my right eye. "That was easy," I said, trying yet again to throw some levity his way."For you," he replied in a manner maybe humorous, or not.
With age, comes wisdom. And, frequently, cataracts. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. I'm having cataract surgery next week, and I'm hoping to have a little fun with this particular rite of passage.
I'm a librarian. A reader. I identify as a four-eyed person. I've always worn glasses. I got my first pair in the second grade. It was a miracle! The blurry world I'd inhabited all my life suddenly came into focus.
The local staff is critical as they are the ones, who before the doctor arrives, go to the villages and seek out the patients. The staff also organizes the place where the cataract surgery occurs. Often these places are primitive in nature.
The demand has been steadily rising for the past 30-plus years. Currently, 22 million Americans are affected by age-related
Throughout my career as an ophthalmologist, I have witnessed such amazing experiences when a patient is given the power of sight. The process of removing the bandages after surgery is quite miraculous.
Doctors in Austria removed the star-shaped cataract via "phacoemulsification," a procedure that uses sound waves to break
I visited the John Fawcett Foundation while on holiday in Bali, Indonesia and was inspired to make this series of videos to share the amazing work they are doing to give people back the gift of sight.
When I asked him what inspired him to give, he said he had always wanted to give back, and he is now at a stage in his career where he can do that.