Researchers Say Drinking Wine May Help Protect Against Cataracts

New study links low to moderate alcohol consumption with reduced risk of cataract surgery San Francisco, Calif. – People who consume alcohol moderately appear less likely to develop cataracts that require surgery. Wine consumption showed the strongest protective effect, suggesting that antioxidants which are [...]

By |2021-10-12T10:19:39-07:00September 27, 2021|Cataract Surgery, Eye Care News|0 Comments

Seniors who take certain antidepressants more likely to develop cataracts

A widely prescribed type of antidepressant known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were reported to increase the risk for developing cataracts among seniors as early as 2010. More recent studies focusing on the risk of cataract formation associated with certain antidepressants and examined [...]

By |2021-08-27T08:59:02-07:00August 19, 2021|Cataract Surgery, Eye Care News, Eyecare|0 Comments

The different types of cataract surgery: both safe and affordable

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness, occurring in up to 50 percent of people over the age of 70. In the United States more than 24.4 million people over the age of 40 have already been affected by cataracts. Most of [...]

By |2021-07-20T08:06:10-07:00June 17, 2021|Cataract Surgery, Eye Care News, Eyecare|0 Comments

Patients’ driving performance improves by 48 percent after cataract surgery

The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known. People say they're stunned by the vibrancy of color after surgery and the improvement in night vision. Some can even reduce their reliance on glasses. But can you quantify that improved quality [...]

By |2021-07-20T08:06:43-07:00April 23, 2021|Cataract Surgery, glaucoma, Optical Eye Exams|0 Comments
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