July 14, 2014: Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says
Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

March 25, 2014: Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say

March 18, 2014: Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study
But seniors' lives aren't really affected, and certain treatments can reverse condition, experts say

January 10, 2014: Sealant Gel Approved for Eye Surgery
An additional option after cataract operation

January 02, 2014: Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk
Chances of the vision problem declined over 20-year period for those who quit, study found

October 11, 2013: More Americans Getting Cataract Surgery
Study finds baby boomers having the procedure at earlier age

October 05, 2013: Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes
Tips for protecting your vision and skin

September 19, 2013: Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Cataracts in Study
But heart benefits of these drugs are significant, expert says

September 06, 2013: Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Death Risk for Patients With Vision Loss
Reasons for association aren't clear, study author says

August 01, 2013: Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris
Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

November 13, 2012: 'Micro-Stents' May Hold Potential to Treat Glaucoma
Devices appear to reduce pressure in the eye, studies find

November 12, 2012: Cataract Patients Relax to a Soothing Beat, Study Says
Audio therapy may reduce anxiety during this common procedure

August 24, 2012: Statin Use Tied to Possible Boost in Cataract Risk
But link isn't proven and patients shouldn't stop taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers say

July 31, 2012: Cataract Surgery May Cut Risk of Hip Fracture
Study found seniors who had procedure were less likely to have fall-related breaks

July 20, 2012: Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

June 25, 2012: Glaucoma Stent Approved
Along with cataract surgery, helps reduce pressure inside eye

May 16, 2011: Chemical in Smoke May Pose Health Risk
Isocyanic acid released from cooking fires, cigarettes, wildfires, researchers find

December 27, 2010: With Cataracts, Misinformation Seems to Abound
Myths about when and how to treat vision problem often delay treatment, experts say

December 27, 2010: Have Cataracts? Get Surgery, Woman Urges
Return of good eyesight after 30 years is called 'a gift'

December 01, 2010: Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Cataracts
Visual warning signs

November 11, 2010: Study Finds Vitamins E and C Don't Reduce Cataract Risk in Men
Long-term use had no effect on age-related eye disorder, researchers say

August 01, 2010: As People Live Longer, More Will Develop Cataracts
If healthy lifestyle doesn't prevent the condition, surgery is 95 percent successful, eye doctors say

June 14, 2010: Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

June 01, 2010: Certain Popular Antidepressants Linked to Cataracts in Seniors
More study needed to confirm findings, researcher suggests

May 02, 2010: Eye Disease Rates High Among Latino Americans
As the population ages, more programs needed to address vision loss, experts say

December 31, 2009: Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
Standard therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say

November 11, 2009: Health Tip: Signs That You Have Cataracts
Changes in your vision

November 09, 2009: Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen Macular Degeneration: Study
Link likely due to fact that both eye conditions are age-related, researchers say

July 31, 2009: Gene Found for Age-Related Cataract
Could help advance understanding of this vision-robbing disease

May 19, 2009: Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax
Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

February 05, 2009: Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen AMD
Study says surgical advances may explain away the link seen in earlier research

December 09, 2008: Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring
CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems

October 03, 2008: It's a Whole New Outlook for Cataract Patients
Simple surgeries, superior replacement lenses give many remarkable vision

August 29, 2008: Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

April 26, 2008: FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery
The popular eye procedure helps many, but complaints show it may not be for everyone