Several factors contribute to cataract formation, including physiological factors (age), medications (such as steroids, gout drugs), illnesses (like diabetes, heart disease, hypothyroidism), and lifestyle and environmental factors (smoking, obesity...
Not everyone can, or should, have laser eye surgery. Any reputable doctor or clinic will check your expectations and your medical situation very carefully before agreeing to surgery.
WDDTY vol 14 no 4 arrived a few days ago and, wonderful surprise, some great help about glaucoma drops! I have been taking for two years a prescription eyedrop called Lumigan (bimatoprost 0.03 per cent), and the pressure has stayed down
I was diagnosed in April last year with polymyalgia. It came on suddenly overnight; having gone to bed the night before perfectly well, I woke up with severe pain in my head, temples, forehead, neck and the base of my spine.
The conventional wisdom among ophthalmologists tells us that, if you live long enough, you will get cataracts. Eye doctors believe that this clouding of the lens is an inevitable part of ageing, and that surgical removal of the lens is the only...
Cataracts ;A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens or lens capsule
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