Cataract surgery: Trifocal lens ends need for glasses post-operation

Revolutionary new trifocal lens ends need for glasses after cataract surgery | UPDATED: 21:52 GMT, 29 September 2012 A new trifocal lens implant that offers near, intermediate and distance vision, is revolutionising the treatment of cataracts.

Thousands of elderly left suffering by "cruel and random" eye surgery rationing

Thousands of elderly left suffering by 'cruel and random' eye surgery rationing | UPDATED: 22:43 GMT, 13 September 2012 Thousands of elderly people are having to put up with deteriorating sight because they are denied cataract surgery on the NHS by ‘cruel and random’ rationing, campaigners warn.

Eye test may be early indicator of Alzheimer"s, say scientists after linking brain disease to cataracts

Eye test may be early indicator of Alzheimer's, say scientists after linking brain disease to cataracts Link could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer'sFinding indicates that dementia might originate outside of the brain and be connected to the body as a whole | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 12 September 2012 Scientists have discovered a link between cataracts and Alzheimer’s that they hope will pave the way for new treatments for the brain disease.

Nine out of 10 NHS Trusts are "rationing operations"

Nine out of 10 NHS Trusts are 'rationing operations' Two thirds of trusts limited cataract surgeryMore than half limited hip and knee operationsHealth Minister calls restrictions 'totally unacceptable' | UPDATED: 10:56 GMT, 19 June 2012 NHS hospitals are rationing the number of operations they perform to balance their budgets.