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How can I get rid of glasses after cataract surgery? Part 4

By Dr. Jean Keamy Cataracts typically occur in patients over 50. At birth the lens is crystal clear, but with time it gets cloudy. This cloudy lens or cataract can appear like a film over the eye, but the lens inside the eye actually changes color and density. It often resembles a dark amber marble. […]

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How can I get rid of my glasses? Part 1

By Dr. Jean Keamy As a refractive surgeon, many people come to me to find out how they can be glasses-free. Refractive surgery, a subspecialty of ophthalmology, includes procedures that correct for myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Myopia or nearsighted means that distance vision is poor. Hyperopia or farsighted means that near and intermediate vision […]

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Boomers will be spending billions on anti-aging

Anti-aging enthusiasts contend that life spans can be prolonged through interventions such as hormone replacement therapy and dietary supplements. Critics, including much of the medical establishment, say many anti-aging interventions are ineffective or harmful.

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Baby boomers fueling boom in knee, hip surgeries

We’re becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders, and it’s not just the Medicare set. Baby boomer bones and joints also are taking a pounding, spawning a boom in operations to fix them.

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