• Several factors may predict visual outcomes after cataract surgery in patients with retinitis pigmentosa

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Preoperative best corrected visual acuity and the status of the external limiting membrane and central macular thickness may be significant predictors of postoperative visual outcomes after cataract surgery in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, according to a study.
    A total of 109 eyes of 70 patients affected by retinitis pigmentosa who underwent cataract surgery at the Eye Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, China, were included in the study. All patients were treated with standard phacoemulsification and implantation of IOLs by experienced ophthalmologists. Complete ophthalmic
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  • Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Help Aging Brain

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Researchers studying cognitive health related to hearing and vision found that the rate of mental decline was halved after cataract surgery and was 75 percent lower after people got a hearing aid.
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