A couple sees each other for the first time after decades of blindness.
If the quality of your vision starts interfering with everyday life, you should see an eye care professional, preferably an ophthalmologist. Cataracts are not difficult to diagnose; the key is to make sure your eyes are otherwise healthy and there are no other causes of visual dysfunction.
I'll admit it. I'm not as young as I like to think I am (27). I'm in my young 40s, and I'm grudgingly proud of it. The only time it remotely bothers me is when I drop my daughter off at preschool, and see other parents at least 10 years younger than me.
Frozen by fear. Hardly able to move. Disoriented on terrain I'd skied for years. Other skiers seemed to be managing fine. But the light was flat, and my eyes could no longer pick up the contours of white on white.
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.
Approximately 20.8 million visually impaired people living in the Americas today could have prevented their vision loss, and for many with cataract, sight-restoring surgery remains an option.
The demand has been steadily rising for the past 30-plus years. Currently, 22 million Americans are affected by age-related
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