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Cataracts (INACTIVE)

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  • Top foods to help protect your vision

    You'll want to concentrate on yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, plus egg yolks and fatty, cold-water fish. When it comes to protecting your vision, what you eat may affect what you see. Certain vitamins and minerals found in food may play a role...
  • OUR HEALTH: Beware of the Sun

    OUR HEALTH: Beware of the Sun
    First thing:  Anyone can get skin cancer, and they get it from the UV, or ultraviolet rays of the sun as well as sun lamps and tanning booths. Light-skinned, fair-haired and light-eyed people do have a greater risk, but dark-skinned people get it as well....
  • Vision insurance tied to better eye health

    Vision insurance tied to better eye health
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies. Researchers found that people...
  • Mom's Summer Survival Guide: Fun in the sun ... safely

    <font color="green">Mom's Summer Survival Guide</font>: Fun in the sun ... safely
    Temperatures are getting hotter, the days longer and school is almost out for  summer. WSBT is continuing its series "Mom's Summer Survival Guide," by taking a look at protecting your child's skin and eyes this summer. There are three things no one...
  • American Diabetes Month/ Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month-Fitness Syndicate vs. Obesity

    Gayle Anderson was live in Lawndale for to kick off AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH/ DIABETIC EYE DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH with the FITNESS SYNDICATE VS OBESITY.  In honor of American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we want to remind...
  • Some nutrients can stave off vision loss and eye disease that occurs as we age

    Some nutrients can stave off vision loss and eye disease that occurs as we age
    Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests. But claims by supplement...
  • Retinal detachment risk from cataract surgery falls

    Retinal detachment risk from cataract surgery falls
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The risk of a person's retina detaching after having a cataract removed is dropping, says a new study. Australian researchers found that the number of people who needed their retina reattached after their cataract was...
  • New laser technology available for removing cataracts

     New laser technology available for removing cataracts
    After learning she needed cataract surgery for her weakening eyesight, Merle Gordon decided to wait a few months until her ophthalmologist could offer laser surgery with more precision. She's glad she did. Gordon received a new type of laser surgery on...
  • SeaWorld restores nearly blind seal's vision

    SeaWorld restores nearly blind seal's vision
    SAN DIEGO -- A young harbor seal rescued at South Mission Beach underwent cataract surgery this week, a procedure that might allow her to be returned to the ocean, SeaWorld San Diego announced Friday. After her rescue on June 13, SeaWorld veterinarians...
  • Fall risk may rise after cataract surgery

    Fall risk may rise after cataract surgery
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to some past research, a new study finds that elderly adults who have cataract surgery could face an increased risk of falls and fractures in the next year - at least if they have only one eye done. The increase was...
  • Peninsula residents receive gift of sight

     Peninsula residents receive gift of sight
    Dozens of Peninsula residents receive the gift of improved sight each year thanks to a network of health professionals and volunteers who work behind the scenes. "Individuals who can't see can't fill out a job application or a rental form. Eyewear is...
  • Vision loss tied to diabetes on the rise in U.S.

    Vision loss tied to diabetes on the rise in U.S.
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vision loss likely related to diabetes increased by 20 percent over less than a decade in the U.S., according to a new study. So-called nonrefractive vision impairment - which includes glaucoma and cataracts - can't be...