Tag: cataracts

22 Million Cataract Cases Will be Prevented by Stronger Ozone Layer Protection

Posted on: Aug 03, 2010

For the first time, EPA is able to include data on cataract risk by gender and skin type in the report. Washington, D.C. – infoZine – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency marked the beginning of Cataract Awareness Month by announcing a new peer-reviewed report predicting that more than 22 million additional cataract cases will be […]

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Posted on: Apr 16, 2010

What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. A cataract can occur in either […]

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