Tag: cataract

August is National Cataract Awareness Month: how high-carb diets may boost risk

Posted on: Aug 16, 2010

According to the July 4, 2005 Food Navigator article, “High carb diet increases risk of cataract development in elderly women,” new research suggest the higher your carbohydrate intake, the great the risk (in older women) to develop cataracts. Scientists working for the Agricultural Research Service, the US government’s scientific agency, tracked 471 women aged between […]

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New lens implants can reduce need for glasses after cataract surgery

Posted on: Aug 13, 2010

If you live long enough, you will probably develop one. Six out of 10 people over age 60, and almost everyone over age 80 has one. Has what? A cataract. Despite this prevalence, most people don’t know the facts about cataracts until they’re “eye-to-eye” with one. Now is the time to educate yourself about the […]

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