Cataracts

Investigators find cataract surgery can lead to falls

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Australian researchers have found that falls and fractures among the elderly increase after cataract surgery, according to a new study that contradicts findings published earlier this month.

Researchers say cataract removal surgery lowers risk of hip fracture in the very elderly

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Elderly adults who undergo surgery to remove cataracts dramatically lower their risk for a hip fracture within the first year of surgery, new research finds.

Cataract surgery improves mood, cognition, sleep in Alzheimer's patients, research shows

People with mild forms of Alzheimer's disease experienced improvement in sleep patterns, cognitive functioning and mood after undergoing vision-correcting cataract surgery, new research revealed.