Category Archives: Eye Conditions

Exercise can slow or prevent vision loss, study finds

Exercise can slow or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of vision loss, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, new research suggests. The new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine found that exercise reduced the harmful overgrowth of blood vessels in the eyes of lab mice …

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Cataracts surgery in Canada: What you need to know according to the Canadian Journal of Optometry

A supplement to the June issue of the Canadian Journal of Optometry will feature the latest information on cataracts and cataract surgery. “Modern cataract surgery is a remarkable achievement,” says guest editor Rick Potvin who is a Canadian optometrist and research consultant. “Incisions around 2mm in size can be used to remove the cataract and …

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