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News tag: cataract


Ground-breaking surgery inserts lens, clearing cataract foggy vision

24 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Pending successful clinical trial of a New Zealand doctor’s solution, blindness could be treated in many conditions. Refractive surgeon Dean Corbett of Auckland, New Zeeland has been using a new type of lenses typically used in latest cameras to restore sight to its patients. "The results are more predictable and…


Age-related poor vision caused by eye-lens protein

27 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
With age, many people develop long-sightedness which could be related to the proteins in the eye-lens, a new study says. As time goes on, proteins located inside the eye-lenses are being transformed from a fluid state to a semi-solid glassy state, rendering the lens more rigid. Starting around 40 to…