cataract


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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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High prevalence of cataract disease the world over coupled with technological advancements in ophthalmic devices favor market growth.
Its investigation found that in 2018-2019, 22% of patients in England who needed cataract surgery were screened, which is three times the proportion of 7% in 2016-2017.
[USPRwire, Tue Jun 25 2019] Recent advances in the ophthalmic surgical techniques increased the adoption of cataract disposable products by the medical professionals, which is expected to drive the growth of the market for Cataract Disposable Products Market .
[ClickPress, Tue Jun 25 2019] Recent advances in the ophthalmic surgical techniques increased the adoption of cataract disposable products by the medical professionals, which is expected to drive the growth of the market for Cataract Disposable Products Market .
Cataracts may be a subcapsular cataract, which occurs at the back of the lens.
At first, stronger lighting and eyeglasses can help you deal with cataracts. But if impaired vision interferes with your usual activities, you might need cataract surgery.
A cataract results when the proteins start to clump up, clouding the lens, and reducing the amount of light that can pass through.
Cataract is the leading cause of blindness worldwide4.
Environmental pollutants and prolonged exposure to ultraviolet light also contribute to cataract formation, as can certain medications (e.g., steroids) and previous eye injuries.
Preoperative detection of biometric factor aberrations enables assessment of the risk of intra- and postoperative complications in cataract and glaucoma surgery, and the need of operative technique and intraocular artificial lens implant adjustment.
undergone cataract surgery have complained of postoperative dry eye and
[2] Cataract has been documented as a leading cause of blindness in India [1] as many patients with cataract do not have access to hospitals and surgery [3] and to avoid blindness due to cataract, the only remedy is to perform hospital-based cataract surgery on a large scale.
Cataracts and other vision impairments have been identified as a potential risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, but a recent study suggests that having cataract surgery may help slow cognitive decline.