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Colorado Springs eye clinic brings new surgery option to cataract patients


KRDO - Mar 25, 2017
Medical history is being made in the state at a Colorado Springs eye clinic. A Multi-focal Toric Hybrid Intra-ocular lens was implanted this week during a standard cataract surgery. It sounds complicated, but this brand new surgery is designed to make ...
 

Survey: Sustained-release dexamethasone insert earns high satisfaction rating from cataract patients


Healio - Mar 24, 2017
The insert, Dextenza by Ocular Therapeutix, was used as an alternative to postoperative topical corticosteroids in two phase 3 randomized, controlled, multicenter trials in patients undergoing cataract surgery. Efficacy in reducing inflammation and ...
 

12 patients get cataract surgery as part of free clinic


Hawaii News Now - Mar 21, 2017
On a scale of one to 10, with 10 being the worst, "Cookie" Jenkins says her vision was a nine. Crippled by cataracts, her poor eyesight was partially to blame for her inability to hold down a decent-paying job. "I can't read a newspaper. I can't read a ...
 

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Cataract books

Stop Vision Loss Now!: Prevent and Heal Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Other Common Eye Disorders


by: Bruce Fife
Losing your eyesight is a frightening thought. Yet, every five seconds someone in the world goes blind. Most causes of visual impairment are caused by age-related diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Modern medicine has no cure for these conditions. Treatment usually involves managing the symptoms and attempting to slow the progression of the disease. In some cases surgery is an option, but there is always the danger of adverse side effects that can damage the eyes even further.
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Healing is Voltage: Healing Eye Diseases


by: MD, Jerry L Tennant MD
Healing Eye Diseases is a part of the Healing is Voltage series. Many eye diseases like macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and uveitis are believed to be incurable. However, using the Healing is Voltage paradigm, they can be reversed in most cases. This book discusses how it can be done.
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Second Suns: Two Trailblazing Doctors and Their Quest to Cure Blindness, One Pair of Eyes at a Time


by: David Oliver Relin
Now in paperback: a #1 New York Times–bestselling author’s gripping chronicle of “two doctors . . . bringing light to those in darkness” (Time)

The publisher will donate a portion of its proceeds on the sale of this book to the Himalayan Cataract Project.

 
Second Suns is the unforgettable true story of two very different doctors with a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness. Dr. Geoffrey Tabin was the high-achieving “bad boy” of his class at Harvard Medical School.
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Phacoemulsification and Intraocular Lens Implantation: Mastering Techniques and Complications in Cataract Surgery


by: William J. Fishkind

Phacoemulsification, the gold standard for cataract extraction, is highly successful. However, the procedure is not without risks and complications. Poor visual outcome, retinal detachment, infection, diplopia, and cornea and iris problems may pose considerable challenges. Additional potential problems arise from implanting the intraocular lens (IOL).

Edited by a renowned master surgeon and educator in the field, and authored by a remarkable cast of cataract experts, this is the definitive text on managing cataract surgery, with practical guidance on recognizing and managing complications, should they arise.
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Cataract videos

What are Cataracts?


Ocuport video explaining cataracts, and the affect of cataracts on vision. Optometry/ophthalmology patient education.
 

Cataract


Cataract is a common eye condition that affects millions of people. Everyone will get cataracts if they live long enough. Cataracts can cause blurriness, poor ...
 

Get Rid of Cataract Naturally


Roughly 20 percent of all individuals over age 60 have at least early-stage cataracts, and by age 75, that number goes up to 80 percent. Cataracts typically ...
 

Cataract - CRASH! Medical Review Series


Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnosis ...
 

Home Remedies for Cataract


Roughly 20 percent of all individuals over age 60 have at least early-stage cataracts, and by age 75, that number goes up to 80 percent. Cataracts typically ...