Rate of traffic crashes decreased after cataract surgery
2 monthes ago - By Healio
A study of more than half a million patients undergoing cataract surgery showed a modest reduction in the number of serious traffic crashes.
Previous studies suggested that cataract leads to decreased driving performance, but no large study was ever performed to assess the impact of cataract surgery on driving safety, according to researchers.
The current study included 559,546 inhabitants of Ontario, Canada, who had undergone cataract surgery between 2006 and 2016. The mean age of this population was 75 years. Each patient was observed for 4 years before surgery and at least 1 year after
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