Cataract surgery associated with lower risk of death

Women aged 65 and older who have cataract surgery have a lower risk for death. While there have been prior studies that have put forth the possibility of decreased risk for all-cause mortality with cataract surgery, there had not been studies regarding the association between cataract surgery and cause-specific mortality. Researchers at the University of […]

No evident risk of AMD progression following cataract surgery

In a recent interim analysis of a prospective trial, researchers found that cataract surgery does not appear to increase the risk of progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). There has been some fear that cataract surgery may lead to AMD progression, a concern that stems from the increased patient exposure to blue light following the […]