How to Improve Near Vision After Cataract Surgery (Simple Method)

How to Improve Near Vision After Cataract Surgery

Near vision after cataract surgery can be improved with prescription glasses or choosing (before surgery) bifocal or multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) for implantation during cataract surgery. It is a well-known fact that your near vision becomes poor after cataract surgery. This almost always happens when a monofocal intraocular lens (IOL) has been implanted during cataract … Read more

Patients With Psoriasis May be at Greater Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy

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Patients with diabetes and psoriasis are significantly more likely to develop new-onset, diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications than are psoriasis-free patients with diabetes, according to the results of a large study which was presented to the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology in Prague. “In view of this greater likelihood of … Read more

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery?

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetes can affect surgical outcomes for cataract surgery. Diabetes can result in complications like retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, and infections. The National Eye Institute found that these complications are more common in patients who have diabetes. Sometimes, diabetes has even led to blindness. Many people with diabetes have other … Read more

Does Bariatric Surgery Help Diabetic Retinopathy?

Does Bariatric Surgery Help Diabetic Retinopathy

Results from the STAMPEDE trial indicate that two years after bariatric surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes, there has been no change in diabetic retinopathy. Therefore, regular eye exams are still important. So say investigators presenting at last month’s American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. “I wasn’t sure what gastric bypass would do to diabetic … Read more