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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye

a large waterfall

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The over-65 group is forecast to rise from 1.2% of the population in 2015 to 14.2% by 2050.The risk of cataracts is much higher amongst the large communityof people with diabetes in the GCC - those with type 2 diabetes statistically face a 60% greater risk of developing cataracts.
Access to cataract surgery is being rationed by NHS commissioners, according to an investigation carried out by the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
There are more cases of cataracts worldwide than there are glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, states Prevent Blindness America.
Most cataracts develop slowly and don't disturb your eyesight early on.
Cataracts tend to worsen over time and are the major cause of blindness.
Key Words: Cataract, Pars plana vitrectomy, Phacoemulsification
People can develop cataracts in their 40s and 50s, but, they're usually small and don't disrupt vision.
Treatment of advanced white cataracts with manual small incision cataract surgery: A prospective study.
He became introverted and fearful to actively participate in class and was later diagnosed with cataracts.
Dr Zeedan said in addition to diabetic retinopathy, the most common vision-threatening conditions treated in Qatar include glaucoma and cataracts. She said cataracts are most common in those aged 60 and above.
New Delhi While cataracts are usually known to cause vision loss among older adults, medical experts suggest that the affliction is no longer restricted to any particular age group and can even occur at birth.
Surgery to remove cataracts may reduce your risk of traffic accidents as you age, say researchers writing in JAMA Ophthalmology, June 28.