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Common Eye Conditions As You Age

Common Eye Conditions As You Age

As you grow older, you may begin to encounter health changes related to aging. This can also include your eyes. Cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration are all common conditions that may affect your vision as you age. Recent advances in eye care have...
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How Do Cataracts Affect Your Vision?

How Do Cataracts Affect Your Vision?

Cataracts can severely impact your eyesight and enjoyment of life. However, today’s treatments can help you manage them so your sight can continue to enrich your life. Protecting your eyesight and maintaining the health of your eyes should be top priorities,...
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Can You Get a Cataract After Cataract Surgery?

Can You Get a Cataract After Cataract Surgery?

Cloudy Vision After Surgery May be a “Secondary Cataract” Although cataracts cannot return once they are removed, it is possible to develop posterior capsular opacification (PCO), otherwise known as “secondary cataract” or “after-cataract.” There is no way to predict...
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Claude Monet’s Cataract Surgery

Claude Monet’s Cataract Surgery

From medical records and correspondence, we know that the well-renowned artist Claude Monet (1840-1926) had cataracts. While he could read and write, his visual acuity gradually worsened over the years and was estimated to be at 20/100 in 1918. The yellowing of his...
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