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Cataract removal linked to fewer hip fractures
Robert H. Shmerling, MD,
Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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I totally agree with you that surgery is the one of the best way to remove cataract completely. When I had cataract in my eyes then I also take surgery operation to remove my cataract. I take fast treatment then for my cataract cause it effect on my eye vision. I don’t know why some people afraid or don’t want to take surgery for cataract treatment even it is the best and fastest way than other treatment. My friend also want to take other treatment for his cataract treatment. He told me that he read one article on eye drops for cataract treatment and he want to know Is eye drops really effective or he can use this eye drops to remove cataract or he should take cataract surgery. He read about eye drops from this site. Is this also the way to remove cataract? I will share your this article with him so that he can read about cataract treatment and decide what he want to do. Thanks for your great article.
Very Interesting article. I just had the same procedure done! thanks for the heads up. Was this study conducted at Harvard?
The article is very informative, and use full for all age groups. No matter what the eye is every important organ in our body and it is our duty to keep the organ active and healthy.
Thanks for the contributor.
I hope there’re some ways to prevent the risk of cataract too, such vitamins or foods. I just wonder, actually what is the causes that increase the risk. If there’re eksternal factors, at least we can reduce the probability.
This is a very informative topic about cataract surgery. Thanks for posting this and let us readers be aware of it. Thanks
Thanks for this informational article! I am getting this done in a few months and now feel at ease after reading the in depth detail here.
Thank you for the informative post – Non clear vision would account for many mishaps. Other research has also uncovered that the common saying ‘I fell over and broke my hip’ could actually be that the person broke their hip causing them to fall over – Calcium depletion in the aged. Cataracts were certainly my fathers cause for many falls.
You have great insight about health, this web blog help all of us with upcoming med projects, keep posting we look forward…
This is really interesting, I just got a cataract removed. I never thought that it would lead to fewer hip fractures!
Thanks for sharing the specific cases of cataract surgery. I am looking for information like this before going for my surgery. It looks like it’s not too dangerous..maybe I just too nervous.
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