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Cataract

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  1. Laser-guided cataract surgery is a cut above at St. Mary’s

    ‘No human hand can come close’ to the LenSx system’s incisions, the hospital’s chief of ophthalmology says. FULL ARTICLE AT Canada.com

  2. The thing to remember about the cataract of woe that has befallen our country is how fast things can be turned around. We may be in retreat overseas, with riots ... FULL ARTICLE AT The New York Sun

  1. For more than 20 years, the Regaining Eyesight Project initiated by the Tibet Development Fund has provided free surgeries for cataract patients in Tibet. FULL ARTICLE AT China Daily

  2. Nevada inmate denied cataract surgery wins ruling

    A Nevada inmate denied cataract surgery by the Department of Corrections because he still had one functioning eye has won a ruling in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of ... FULL ARTICLE AT Las Vegas Review-Journal / Las Vegas Sun

  3. NHS faces huge compensation bill after dozens of patients were left with sight problems when it hired private firm to complete cataract surgery

    Bosses at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, Somerset, hired private provider Vanguard in May to help reduce a backlog. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail

  1. Five organizations have partnered for a five-year effort to bring high-quality eye care and vision-saving eye surgery to one of Guatemala’s neediest communities in the Baja Verapaz region—The ... FULL ARTICLE AT Emediawire.com

  2. NHS faces legal bill as dozens suffer problems after private eye operations

    Half of patients left with complications from cataract operations carried out by Vanguard for Musgrove Park hospital in TauntonDozens of people have been left with impaired vision, pain and ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer

  3. Source: Government of Saudi Arabia Country: Ghana The Jeddah-based International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) of Muslim World League has provided medical services for poor and needy people in Accra, Ghana ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  4. Putting A Price On Your Pet’s Life, Ctd

    A reader adds to the growing thread: When our late cockapoo was 10 years old, he was diagnosed with diabetes and very shortly after went blind. This meant two shots ... FULL ARTICLE AT Andrew Sullivan's Daily Dish

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Wikipedia

A cataract is a clouding that develops in the crystalline lens of the eye or in its envelope, varying in degree from slight to complete opacity and obstructing the passage of light. Early in the development of age-related cataract the power of the lens may be increased, causing near-sightedness (myopia), and the gradual yellowing and opacification of the lens may reduce the perception of blue... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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