THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 -- Data on more than half a million Canadian seniors shows that traffic accident rates fall after drivers undergo a needed cataract surgery.
The effect was relatively modest -- about a 9 percent decline -- but suggest that "improvements in visual function from cataract surgery are associated with decreased driving risks," according to a team led by Dr. Matthew Schlenker, of the Kensington Eye Institute in Toronto.
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 -- Your risk of vision problems increases with age, but there are things you can do to protect your sight, eye doctors say.
By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. But early treatment of many of these conditions can slow or halt vision loss, or even restore normal vision, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.