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.
develop slowly and don't disturb your eyesight early on.
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.
And this development of an opacity in the lens is known as cataract
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.
. A cataract
is a clouding of the lens of the eye.