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 | 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 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.
Surgery on blind orangutan allows her to see her baby twins for the first time (along with their father). A formerly blind Sumatran orangutan has been given a remarkable gift of being able to see her baby twins for the very first time after undergoing cataract surgery in the first such operation in Indonesia.
My adjustable lens means I can see in HD: How a revolutionary operation gave one spectacle-wearer perfect vision | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 11 August 2012 Two years ago, Antonia, Lady Riley couldn’t function without her spectacles.
Prescription for sanity: 90% of doctors snub their union and keep on workingIn the end only 11,500 took part in the British Medical Association's protest Strike led to the cancellation of 2,700 operations and 18,750 consultationsBMA admitted that doctors had been 'struggling with their consciences' | UPDATED: 22:59 GMT, 21 June 2012 More than 90 per cent of doctors defied union orders to strike yesterday – deciding their patients must come first.
Taking vitamin E supplements may actually WEAKEN bones, study shows Vitamin E could make bones weaker according to a new study It is dubbed the anti-ageing vitamin.