Cataract Surgery and Macular Degeneration

Cataract surgery has been shown to pose no risk in the progression of macular degeneration.  These results were obtained from a large randomized trial, the results of which showed that cataract … [Read more...]

Cataract Surgery Increases Risk of Macular Degeneration Progression

According to a study published in the Survey Of Ophthmalogy, cataract surgery is directly related to the progression of age related macular degeneration (AMD). The study reviewed previous published … [Read more...]

Obesity Increases Risk of Blindness

Obesity is a key factor in vision loss from diseases such as macular degneration and cataracts.  According to a new study by Britain's Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB), your risk of … [Read more...]

Free Eye Screenings – Havre De Grace, Maryland

There will be free eye screenings for visual acuity, glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy are available from 9 a.m. to noon April 19 at the Upper Chesapeake Healthlink's Community Wellness … [Read more...]

More Women Losing Sight to Eye Disease Than Men

More women than men are diagnosed with vision threatening eye disease every year. Potentially blinding diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy strike women … [Read more...]