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Cataract Articles


Cataract surgery restricted

13th November 2017

Eye units restricting access to cataract surgery on grounds of visual acuity thresholds.

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Eye lens regenerated in operation

10th March 2016

Pioneering procedure successfully treated children with cataracts in China.

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Eye drops developed to reduce cataracts

23rd July 2015

Complicated surgery could be replaced by eye drops that reduce cataracts.

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Cataract risk may be cut by quitting smoking

3rd January 2014

Study found smokers who quit may reduce their risk of developing blurred vision.

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Blood test developed for child cataracts

16th September 2013

Researchers in Manchester develop a blood test that may improve treatment for children born with congenital cataracts.

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Eye tests too stringent for cataract patients

13th August 2012

Eye health bodies say over half health service trusts reject patients for cataract operations unless they fail strict vision tests.

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Cataract surgery cuts

16th July 2012

FOI request reveals some trusts report a fall of over a quarter in cataract operations.

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Hospital to be penalised over never events

18th June 2012

University Hospitals of Leicester to be fined over two never events reported in April.

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NHS rationing eye surgery

24th May 2012

Figures show cataract surgery is being restricted in some areas.

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Slum Doctor Project

17th January 2011

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