Posted Prices of Cataract Procedures May Confuse Patients: Study
The majority of hospital websites examined in a study attempted consumer-friendly presentations of prices, but data posted on those sites may leave patients ill-informed about...
6 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Outrage Over Aetna's Cataract Preapproval Rule
Aetna's new preauthorization program for cataract surgeries is causing delays and confusion, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Medscape Medical News
3 monthes ago - Medscape
Can Eating a Mediterranean Diet Lower the Risk of Cataracts?
You probably know at least one person who has cataracts, and most people will get them if they live long enough. However, some people get them later in life for a variety of...
4 monthes ago - Cathe Friedrich
Cataract risk lower after bariatric surgery for adults with obesity
Adults with obesity have a lower risk for developing cataract after undergoing bariatric surgery, according to findings presented at the European Congress on Obesity virtual...
5 monthes ago - Healio - 3 articles
Infants undergoing cataract surgery may experience side effects from topical steroids
The use of topical steroids in infants after cataract surgery can cause changes in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, according to a poster presentation. Pediatric...
6 monthes ago - Healio
Alcohol Consumption Linked to Reduced Cataract Risk
Red wine had the strongest association with reduced risk of cataract, followed by white wine and champagne and then beer. Medscape Medical News
6 monthes ago - Medscape
Timing of Cataract Removal in Infancy May Affect Glaucoma Risk
A decade after undergoing cataract removal in infancy a substantial and increasing proportion of patients develop glaucoma or become glaucoma suspects, a clinical trial...
9 monthes ago - Medscape
Trifocal-Lens Implant Frees Most From Spectacles After Cataract Surgery
Patients who receive trifocal-lens implants after cataract surgery are much less likely to need glasses than those who receive monofocal implants, according to a new...
11 monthes ago - Medscape
Feeling stressed? Read These 5 Self-Care Tips From the Frontline by a Doctor Testing For COVID-19
We are halfway through 2020, and none of us is exactly where we imagined we would be. Whether it was our goals, plans, or even our routines, we have all had to change course...
One year ago - PopSugar - 5 articles
Retinopathy Risk Increased in T2DM After Cataract Surgery
People with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop diabetic retinopathy after cataract surgery, according a new population-based study. Reuters Health Information
One year ago - Medscape - 7 articles
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6 Healthy Halloween Tricks for Treats
With the beauty of the changing leaves, the comfortable weather and the anticipation of the holiday season, my kids start deciding on the perfect Halloween costume. Meanwhile...
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Are Smoothies Really Healthy? The Truth About Smoothies
Nothing satisfies your hunger as quickly as a smoothie. It's tasty and convenient for breakfast, a snack, or as a portable meal replacement when you need something on the go...
MS and Vaccinations: Consensus Recommendations
The first European consensus on vaccination in patients with MS has been developed by the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis and the European...
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When it comes to calcium supplements, the choices are endless. Here's a guide to help you choose the one that fits you best.
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The key to fighting off viruses, bacteria, and other invaders is to balance your immune system instead of boosting it. Here's how.
Pycnogenol Reduces Urinary Tract Infections
As concerns mount over treating urinary tract infections with antibiotics, research shows that Pycnogenol may be a natural solution.
FDA OKs New High-Dose Naloxone Product for Opioid Overdose
ZIMHI from Adamis Pharmaceuticals is administered using a single-dose, prefilled syringe that delivers 5 mg of naloxone hydrochloride solution through intramuscular or...