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Synonyms for cataract

Synonyms for cataract

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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Methods: This retrospective study was conducted at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, and comprised data of patients who underwent cataract surgery from January 2011 to December 2015.
Educational campaign elements include a patient brochure, videos about cataracts and cataract surgery, and a new patient website (www.
They only need to be removed if the loss of vision is inadequately corrected with glasses or contact lenses, or if the cataracts interfere with a person's daily activities.
Cataracts aren't painful and are usually slow-growing, which is why they are most often an age-related eye condition.
1%), administered post-operatively in prevention of Macular Edema (ME), after cataract surgery in patients with Non-Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (NPDR).
Patients who are suffering visual problems and are suspected of having cataracts by their optician or GP are usually referred to the hospital eye service for further examination.
The study, led by King's College London and published in the journal Ophthalmology, looked at the progression of cataracts in the eyes of 324 pairs of female twins from the Twins U.
The strength of vitamin C in inhibiting cataracts progression may lie in its antioxidant properties.
Laser-phakopuncture in the treatment of soft cataracts.
Some cases of cataracts are, however, secondary to an infectious or inflammatory eye disease, trauma, a systemic disease like diabetes, and intake of certain drugs such as steroids.
Epidemiologic study of age-related cataracts among an elderly Chinese Population in Shih-Pai, Taiwan.
Initially, you may be able to compensate for this with changes in your glasses prescription, but as cataracts advance and impair vision, surgery to remove them may be offered.
Having cataracts is often compared to looking through a foggy windshield of a car or through the dirty lens of a camera.
Most age-related cataracts are caused by the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight which causes clouding of the natural lens inside the eyes.