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OCT screening before cataract surgery: Three must-know diseases


Healio - Apr 13, 2017
With the advent of OCT, we can examine the retina, particularly the macula, in high resolution before cataract surgery. This is important because the cataract may not be the sole cause of visual impairment, and patients need to have appropriate ...
 

Cataract surgery helps Singapore Zoo's 60-year-old orangutan see again


The Straits Times - Apr 12, 2017
SINGAPORE - Jojo, Singapore Zoo's senior Bornean orangutan, can see clearly again, thanks to a successful cataract surgery performed in February. Blind in one eye and suffering from advanced cataract in the other, the 60-year-old primate had not been ...
 

Operation Sight Day leads 23 cataract patients back into the light


Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 8, 2017
(Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Craig Chaya, background, and Eileen Hwang perform cataract surgery on Maria Salcedo, of Salt Lake City, at the Moran Eye Center Saturday, April 8, 2017. John A. Moran Eye Center surgeons provided free, ...
 

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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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Second Suns: Two Trailblazing Doctors and Their Quest to Cure Blindness, One Pair of Eyes at a Time


by: David Oliver Relin
The extraordinary chronicle of two doctors “bringing light to those in darkness” (Time)—the “miracle workers” whose story is featured on 60 Minutes

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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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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Phaco Chop and Advanced Phaco Techniques: Strategies for Complicated Cataracts


by: David F. Chang MD

While chopping techniques are particularly advantageous for complicated cataracts, they must be integrated with other devices and strategies. Phaco Chop, the best-selling cataract surgery book, has been revised and updated into a Second Edition to reflect the many advances over the past few years. More than half of the 30 total chapters are new. These detail strategies for complicated cases and introduce femtosecond laser nuclear fragmentation techniques.
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Cataract videos

What are Cataracts?


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

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

How to Remove a Cataract and Get 20/20 Vision with Castor Oil


One such ingredient is castor oil. Besides eliminating cataracts, it is also great for treating near and far-sightedness, conjunctivitis, age-related macular ...
 

What Are Eye Cataracts - Types And Symptoms


Cataracts can be best described as a type of clouding which forms over the natural lens of the eye. This video provides an overview of their types and symptoms.