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Technological advances in lens implants

Until recently, choices in cataract surgery were simple. The cloudy lens or cataract was removed during surgery. Decades ago there was no such thing as an intraocular lens.

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How to get rid of those droopy eyelids

When we are in our twenties, our upper and lower eyelids look perfect. No one ever noticed droopy upper lids or puffy bags under our lids in our youth.

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Identifying and preventing cataracts, part 1

Many of you may wonder what a cataract is. Is family history important to the development of a cataract? Can you prevent cataracts ? Will cataracts cause blindness? How are cataracts fixed?

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More news you need to know about cataracts

In last month’s article, I discussed what a cataract is. For those of you who may have missed the article, I will summarize. The lens in the eye acts much like a lens in a camera. It focuses images we see onto the retina that is analogous to film in a camera. When we are […]

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Oral health and missing teeth linked to wellbeing

The treatment, management and prevention of oral diseases in older people will improve not only the condition of the mouth, but also overall health and well-being.

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