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Cataract Removal - Surgery Procedures & Risks - NY Times Health …   -  Feb 17, 2009
Cataract removal is a procedure to remove a clouded lens (cataract) from the eye. Cataracts are removed to improve vision. The procedure almost always ... New York Times

Xiaoming proved the cataract removal surgery that he did on   -  Feb 27, 2009
Xiaoming is a male wild panda discovered by farmers in the mountains in Taibai County, Shaanxi, in March 2007. He was weak and blind when he was found and ... 央视国际

Free cataract removal offered for up to 14 uninsured   -  Mar 18, 2009
By Elizabeth Simpson. Local eye specialists will provide free cataract removal for up to 14 people without insurance through the Mission Cataract USA ... Virginian-Pilot - Virginian Pilot

New technique for cataract removal   -  Oct 1, 2006
Hindustan Times NEW DELHI, India, Oct 1 -- THE WATER jet technique to remove cataract with the help of latest US made 'Infinity' machine is now available at ... Pay-Per-View - Hindustan Times - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… patients have high-tech option for cataract removal, and Austin...   -  Jul 24, 2005
Like many eye surgeons in Austin, Dr. Steven Dell is really excited about this summer's big news: the government ruling that gives Medicare's blessing to ... Pay-Per-View - Austin American-Statesman - NewsBank

… Offers New Level of Sophistication and Functionality in Cataract...   -  Jan 1, 2009
Pentium single board computer as the onboard embedded computer in its new high-performance cataract removal, or phacoemulsification, device. ... ZDNet Asia

New cataract-removal system comes to town   -  Mar 8, 2006
...very efficient with the device, cutting in half the time it takes to do a cataract removal, with a typical procedure lasting about 15 minutes or less. ... Times Herald-Record

Vitreous acts as surgeon's best friend, not enemy, in cataract...   -  Oct 7, 2008
NEW YORK — A study has shown that contrary to conventional wisdom, the vitreous provides essential support that prevents the nucleus from dropping into the ... OSN SuperSite

EBSCOhost Connection: Cataract Removal.   -  Jan 1, 2005
Cataract Removal: The article reports on cataract removal. Cataract removal is most often performed to improve vision or to better examine the back of the ... Subscription - Cataract Removal - EBSCO Publishing

Cataract removal is now a lifechanging surgery .   -  Mar 27, 2007 Poor vision affected nearly every thing Richard did. In anything less than perfect light, he needed a magnifying glass to read, despite prescription ... The Dispatch - Google News Archive

Cataract Removal: A Life-changing Surgery .   -  Mar 27, 2007
...who hail already had cataracts removed Irom both eyes and was able to abandon the thick glasses he had used distance vision and now only needs reading ... Ocala Star-Banner - Google News Archive

Brighton doctor performs cataract surgeries on recent Vietnam trip   -  Apr 24, 2009
Although cataract removal takes only 15 minutes in the US, it took "45 minutes to one hour" at the Hue clinic, due to the primitive conditions, he said. ...

Cataract removal .   -  Sep 29, 2007
In a cutting-edge procedure called Dr. Chua used ultrasonic vi bration to shatter and break up the cataract in eye into small pieces, thereby making its ... Philippine Daily Inquirer - Google News Archive

Article: Thunder down under, Part II.(Indications)(hemorrhoid-removal...   -  Jun 15, 2006
The booklet, published in April, suggests that ... interviewed by Arkansas Business emphasize that cataract removal surgery is almost always elective. ... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Rotary Club's Free Cataract Removal Mission helps 200   -  Nov 24, 2005
By Maricar Aranas. VALENCIA, Negros Oriental -- Some 200 residents from this municipality availed of the recent Free Cataract Removal Medical Mission of the ... Sun.Star

Torsional phacoemulsification: The next advance in cataract removal …   -  Jun 23, 2006
Torsional phacoemulsification is the latest upgrade to the Alcon Infiniti phacoemulsification system. Traditional cataract surgery uses phacoemulsfication ... Gerson Lehrman Group

Cataract removal equipment for HMH   -  Oct 24, 2007
The newest technology in cataract removal devices will debut soon at Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital. The Infiniti vision system is the world's first ... $2.95 - Willits News - NewsBank

Cataract removal improves SITA-standard mean deviation, study finds   -  Mar 22, 2007
Cataract surgery significantly improved SITA-standard mean deviations in patients with coexisting cataract and open-angle glaucoma, a retrospective study ... OSN SuperSite

Impact of differences between eyes on binocular measures of vision in...   -  Mar 3, 2006
This association varied at different times during the process of cataract removal, as visual acuity had a greater impact on stereopsis after first-eye ...

Eye doctor donates service for annual Gift of Sight   -  Nov 24, 2008
Gudaitis was one of many people who received free cataract removal surgeries ... Cataract removal is a procedure that takes from five to seven minutes. ... $2.95 - Daily Sentinel - NewsBank

What is Cataract Extraction (Cataract Removal)?   -  Oct 12, 2009
A cataract is clouding or yellowing in the lens of the eye. The lens is a structure on the inside of the eye that allows people to focus. ... 24 Medica

RECAP: I discovered that, despite being relatively young, a cataract had formed in my right eye. There is no cure except surgery to replace the clouded ... $2.95 - Ledger-Enquirer - NewsBank

An Eye Hospital in a DC-8, Project Orbis Makes House Calls Around the...   -  Jan 22, 2010
...the guidance of Dr. William Collis of Lexington, Ky., who flew over for a week to teach his method of cataract removal and artificial lens implantation. ... People Magazine

Were blind but now they see   -  Feb 11, 2009
Looking up: An opthalmologist checks a patient's eyes before cataract removal surgery in Kemenuh village, Bali. JP/JBDJWAN ... Jakarta Post

Manmohan Singh undergoes eye surgery   -  Jun 15, 2008
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent a surgery for cataract removal of his ... Earlier, on May 25 he underwent surgery for cataract removal in his right ...

Eye Health Problems and Eye Health Care Features from Optician Online...   -  Feb 18, 2005
The second eye underwent cataract removal after six weeks if necessary. Using this system 2365 cataract removals were accomplished over an eight-month ... Optician Online

How to manage the complications of a traumatic cataract   -  Oct 10, 2009
These can pose difficulties in successful cataract removal, leading to synechiae, ... B: Main port made with keratome for cataract removal. ... OSN SuperSite

Torsional phacoemulsification an improvement on longitudinal motion: ...   -  Nov 1, 2007
After using torsional phacoemulsification for cataract removal, it is hard to return to a less-efficient technology, said Robert Cionni, MD, ... Free with registration - Ophthalmology Times -

Visualizing the science of phacoemulsification   -  Jul 1, 2006
The next innovation to emerge in the realm of cataract removal may be a way of describing phaco – one that considers the questions of what successful phaco ... OSN SuperSite

Queues for surgery are far from rare elsewhere   -  Sep 21, 2006
The most marked underestimates of cost were cataract removal, which was seen on ... L&G lists the average actual cost of cataract removal, for NHS and ...

PM undergoes cataract removal operation at AIIMS - Oneindia tamil   -  May 25, 2008
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The aetiology in paediatric aphakic glaucoma   -  Nov 11, 2005
The surgical technique for cataract removal was aspiration of the lens material in 20 eyes (nine in the early-onset group and 11 in the delayed-onset group) ...

VIHA deals with private clinics for surgeries   -  Aug 11, 2007
Nanaimo patients waiting for day surgery procedures such as cataract removal may find themselves at a private clinic and not in a hospital operating room. ...

Only one proven treatment for cataracts   -  Apr 26, 2009
If you would like to improve your vision, the only treatment for cataracts proven to be effective is cataract removal followed by a placement of a new, ... San Francisco Chronicle

ASK AN EXPERT   -  May 20, 2008
Fortunately, cataract removal is generally a safe, effective procedure. A cataract usually develops slowly and causes no pain. At first, the cloudiness may ... CNN

Christus Muguerza Alta Especialidad Hospital   -  Jan 10, 2010
The hospital, which has 200 beds, specializes in cataract removal, knee arthroscopy, gallbladder removal, and angiography. More than 20000 surgeries were ... U.S. News & World Report

Microsurgical system upgrades enhance safety, efficiency: phaco …   -  Jan 15, 2005
Those modifications translate into numerous benefits for improving the safety and efficiency of cataract removal, Dr. Devgan said. ... Free with registration - Ophthalmology Times -

Unique Equine Cataract Surgery Offered On Routine Basis By The …   -  Feb 19, 2006
The University of Liverpool is offering a new form of equine cataract removal surgery on a routine basis, which could save the sight of thousands of horses. ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Carnegie Mellon's Unite for Sight chapter raises money for India   -  Mar 30, 2009
Campbell spoke excitedly about how just one routine cataract removal can mean the return of sight for a person who has been blind for 40 years due to a lack ... CMU The Tartan Online

Advanced Refractive Technologies Moves to Next Step of Cataract Study   -  May 16, 2006
The unique design of this cataract removal equipment should assist in allowing third world countries to use modern procedures which have not been available ...

Vision of the future - Lancaster eye doctor offers state-of-the-art...   -  May 8, 2007
According to the ESEC, cataract removal is the most common surgery in the world, ... The cataract removal and implantation surgery takes about six to 10 ... $2.95 - Lancaster Newspapers - NewsBank

Cataract is a growing risk...for your kids   -  Apr 20, 2008
Experts unanimously rubbish the idea that five - or even two - is too young an age for a cataract removal operation. In fact, they insist that the longer ... Daily News & Analysis

Milestone reached in cataract surgery   -  Sep 5, 2005
The surgery was a milestone in cataract removal and a feather in India?s cap. The technique used will set a trend. It heralds a new era in cataract surgery ... Calcutta Telegraph

India PM to undergo bypass surgery   -  Jan 15, 2010
He also underwent wrist surgery in 2006, a prostate gland surgery and a cataract removal procedure last year, officials said. ... Hürriyet

Animals a pet obsession   -  Oct 23, 2007
Common vet procedures costing upwards of $3000 include cruciate ligament repair, cataract removal, treatment of a broken bone, treatment of tick paralysis ...

New Data Show Blue Light-Filtering Intraocular Lens Implantation...   -  Oct 26, 2009
7,8) While vision is almost universally improved immediately following cataract removal, implantation of lens that does not filter harmful short wavelength ... Forbes

Manmohan undergoes eye surgery   -  May 25, 2008
New Delhi (PTI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday underwent an eye surgery for cataract removal at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Hindu

Montreal's unique for private cataract operations   -  Feb 16, 2005
While the patient may have a cataract at the time of a refractive lens exchange, it's not cataract removal. That's incidental." ...

After two years, Bobo's no longer out of sight   -  Jan 28, 2010
By Katy Jordan. Yesterday, after 2 hours of eye surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, the 12-year-old blind Chinese crested got his sight back. ... Boston Herald

Ohio Appellate Reports - ERNES v. NORTHEAST OHIO EYE SURGEONS …   -  Mar 24, 2006
...problems that he discovered during appellant's August 13th surgery were caused by Dr. Ripkin during the original cataract removal and IOL implantation. ... Pay-Per-View - Ohio Appellate Reports - Loislaw

Cataract Treatment - Cataract Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Jun 23, 2009
Cataract removal is the one of the most common type of eye surgeries performed in the United States, especially for people over age 65. ... New York Times

Day surgery 'could save millions'   -  Sep 3, 2008
These included circumcision, cataract removal and hernia repair. It also noted that the NHS in Scotland had made "steady progress in carrying out more ... BBC News

Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan   -  Jan 12, 2010
To keep hospital costs low, there are no bed charges and no daily doctor charges ... cataract removal procedure has been perfected so that it can be ... Daily Times

New PM will need a medical check   -  Jun 21, 2007
These ISTCs are designed to carry out routine elective surgery for specific conditions such as hip replacement and cataract removal where local NHS services ...

India PM to undergo bypass surgery   -  Jan 23, 2009
He also underwent wrist surgery in 2006, a prostate gland surgery and a cataract removal procedure last year, officials said. ... Independent

A vet for a sore-eyed pet Veterinarian answers call to mend pets'...   -  May 7, 2006
He could either undergo $1600 cataract removal surgery, or be placed on anti- ... From cataract removal surgeries to corneal ulcers, Lindley has seen just ... $4.95 - Daily Herald - ECNext

Unhealthy competition   -  Sep 23, 2005
...(Remember, elective treatment - hip replacements, cataract removal, varicose veins - are only a small part of hospital spending, let alone total NHS care. ... The Guardian

Eye hospital doctors respond to Island story   -  Apr 7, 2008
Cataract removal in the 1980s and early part of the 1990s was done using a technique ... Technology for cataract removal has improved and today the standard ... The Island - The Island (subscription)

Surgeon gives gift of sight   -  Jan 25, 2010
Can you really see me,? she responded, moments after Thozamile regained his eyesight following cataract removal surgery last week. ... Dispatch Online

An Operation That Made Everything Clear   -  Mar 20, 2007
People who remember when cataract removal involved general anesthesia, days in the hospital, weeks immobile at home and the subsequent need to wear ... New York Times

Article: Vision quest: Focus on cataracts. - St. Louis Post-Dispatch...   -  Aug 25, 2006
In an otherwise healthy eye, cataract removal results in improved ... the September issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Cataracts are common. By age ... ... Pay-Per-View - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - HighBeam Research

Cataract Surgery; Removal of lens epithelial cells increases size of ...   -  Nov 8, 2005
Keywords: Dorchester, England, Capsulorhexis, Cataract Removal System, Cataract Surgery, Intraocular Lens, Medical Device, Ophthalmology, ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Cataract surgery in a jiffy   -  Jul 21, 2008
The latest equipment for cataract removal requires an incision so small that the eye heals almost immediately. Swachchhasila Basu reports ... Calcutta Telegraph

Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan   -  Jan 10, 2010
In 1998, Dr Agarwal started a technique called Phakonit, one of the biggest breakthroughs in cataract removal, in which cataracts were removed through a 1mm ... Daily Times

Indian PM Singh makes "rapid progress" after surgery   -  Jan 25, 2009
He also underwent wrist surgery in 2006, a prostate gland surgery and a cataract removal procedure last year, officials said. ... Reuters UK

The eyes have it   -  Aug 11, 2007
Some of the health funds, especially Kupat Holim Meuhedet, have agreements with Enaim on operations, especially those such as cataract removal that are ... Jerusalem Post

My existance: A tribute to modern medicine.   -  Aug 29, 2006
Cataract removal is outpatient surgery these days, in and out in a couple of hours, ... Actually, the cataract removal is easier than the dental crown. ... Ledger Independent

New IOL safe, effective in pediatric cataract cases   -  Jun 30, 2008
The surgical procedure to implant the lens consists of standard cataract removal with the exception of her technique for anterior and posterior ... OSN SuperSite

Novel cataract techniques presented at Asia-Pacific meeting   -  Aug 1, 2005
BEIJING – Several innovative approaches to cataract removal were among the ... Following cataract removal, Dr. Akahoshi inserts a 6-mm Alcon AcrySof IOL ... OSN SuperSite

Metropolitan Florence Nightingale Hospital   -  Jan 8, 2010
Six operating suites are used for procedures including microlaparoscopy, laser cataract removal, and prostate surgery. Imaging technologies include digital ... U.S. News & World Report

Mercy ship is set to sail   -  Apr 25, 2007
Lord McColl described how he had carried out cataract removal surgery on an earlier mission, on a pair of African twins who had been blind from birth. ... ic

Support system helps overcome barriers for nursing home residents in ...   -  Nov 10, 2005
Cataract removal is the most commonly performed operation among the Medicare population. More than 1.5 million procedures were performed in 1998. ...

Wealthy jumping hospital queues   -  Jun 11, 2008
Patients with senile cataracts waited much longer for access to surgery than other cataract removal patients. More than 87910 patients had an adverse event ...

Statins may reduce risk of cataracts, study says   -  Jun 21, 2006
Cataract removal is among the most common US operations; by some estimates more than 1 million Americans undergo it each year. The surgery is often covered ...

Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - DOVE v. PRUDENTIAL …   -  May 18, 2009
The January 29, 2004 records also indicated a history of "cataract removal surgery, retinal detachment surgery and repair, glaucoma, a lens implant, ... Pay-Per-View - Loislaw Federal District Court Opinions - Loislaw

St. Anthony first hospital in area to offer latest technology for...   -  Jun 29, 2007
St. Anthony Community Hospital is the first facility in Orange County to offer the newest technology in cataract removal, the Alcon Infiniti Vision System. ...

FDA Approvals: Restore, DuraSeal, AcrySof ReSTOR   -  Apr 15, 2005
...a multifocal intraocular lens for implantation after cataract removal in ... of aphakia secondary to cataract removal in adult patients with and without ... Medscape

Aussies wait longest for eye surgery   -  Aug 21, 2008
About 70 per cent of operations were for lens surgery like cataract removal, with the remainder for glaucoma, and cornea, retina and eye lid surgery. ... Sydney Morning Herald

Indian PM returns home after heart surgery   -  Feb 1, 2009
He also had a wrist operation in 2006, a prostate gland surgery and a cataract removal procedure last year, officials said. ... Reuters UK

Micro-coaxial technology allows for less invasive cataract procedures:...   -  Apr 15, 2007
The micro-coaxial technology of the tri-modal cataract removal surgical system (Infiniti Vision System, Alcon Laboratories) permits surgeons to perform less ... Free with registration - Ophthalmology Times -

In vivo study establishes thermal safety benefits of micropulse...   -  Jul 1, 2005
...assigned 27 eyes to undergo cataract removal using either the Sovereign with ... of its lower efficiency in achieving cataract removal," Dr. Rose said. ... Free with registration - Ophthalmology Times -

Bad Medicine -   -  Feb 14, 2008
A cataract removal used to mean a week in the hospital. Now it's done in an hour in a strip-mall office. Same goes for getting a knee scoped or a ... Forbes

Minimally invasive surgery—endoscopic retinal detachment repair in …   -  Feb 2, 2007
...without additional anterior segment surgery, such as cataract removal, extensive synechiolysis, or removal of an iris-fixated intraocular lens. ...

Gift of sight reflects spirit of the season   -  Dec 25, 2005
Dr. Chukweke has just completed the cataract removal on her right eye; the left was done one week before. It is hard to get her to stop crying with joy. ... Pay-Per-View - Beaumont Enterprise - NewsBank

Equine cataract surgery now routine   -  Feb 15, 2006
A British team has developed a new approach to cataract removal operations in horses, combining techniques used on humans and animals. ... Horsetalk

FDA recalls chemical agent used in eye surgery   -  Jan 2, 2009
The Food and Drug Administration issued a recall on lot number UD30654 of Healon D, a surgical agent used in cornea transplants, cataract removal and other ...

Statins May Reduce Risk of Cataracts   -  Jun 20, 2006
Cataract removal is among the most common US operations; by some estimates more than 1 million Americans undergo it each year. The surgery is often covered ... FOXNews

Min. Farrakhan leads delegation on successful and much anticipated …   -  Mar 29, 2006
Between 2004 and 2006, Cuba, through its “Operation Miracle? project, has conducted over 187000 cataract removal surgeries in Latin American and the ...

Vision through the decades   -  Nov 21, 2008
Toronto salesman, was treated for wet macular degeneration with laser and an injection into the eye by Brent two years ago, after cataract removal. ... Toronto Star

Doctor prepares for Thanksgiving by giving the gift of sight   -  Nov 21, 2007
Lehmann said all of the cataract removal surgeries he performs are done without the use of stitches or shots. He said through his procedures, patients can ... Announces Mid-Morning Most Active OTCBB …   -  Jun 8, 2009
Its cataract removal system, the Photon laser system, is a laser cataract surgery system designed to be marketed as the next generation of cataract removal. Emailwire

Documentation critical in billing for presbyopia-correcting IOLs   -  Feb 15, 2007
Medicare covers cataract removal with insertion of an IOL and one pair of contact lenses or glasses after surgery. Medicare does not cover the extra expense ... OSN SuperSite

IOL use in infants, children becoming more mainstream.(Still off...   -  May 1, 2006
Infants born with a cataract in one eye and operated on at ages 4 weeks to 7 months are being randomly assigned to cataract removal and IOL implantation, ... Free with registration - Ophthalmology Times -

Implantable miniature telescope shown safe over 2 years; second …   -  Apr 30, 2007
The data showed a "significant, obvious difference" between the improvement of patients who received only a cataract removal and those that received the IMT ... OSN SuperSite

iVoice, Inc. (OTC:IVOI) is the Highest Volume Gainers   -  Aug 3, 2009
Its cataract removal system, the Photon laser system, is a laser cataract surgery system designed to be marketed as the next generation of cataract removal. ... TransWorldNews - TransWorldNews (press release)

Genta Incorporated (OTC:GNTA) Is The Top Traded OTC Stock   -  Jul 6, 2009
Its cataract removal system, the Photon laser system, is a laser cataract surgery system designed to be marketed as the next generation of cataract removal. ... TransWorldNews - TransWorldNews (press release)

Pet therapy costing owners thousands   -  Nov 11, 2007
Cataract removal is another common procedure that pet owners are willing to splurge on, with each eye costing over €1000 to treat. ... Irish Independent

San Mateo Daily Journal   -  Feb 19, 2007
A regular eye exam at Veterinary Vision is $93.50 and surgeries can run as high as $3000 for cataract removal from both eyes. ... San Mateo Daily Journal

Improvement to cataract operation   -  Mar 13, 2009
Consultant ophthalmologist Dr John Stokes from the Queen's Medical Centre designed the cutting device to be used in cataract removal. ... BBC News

Stroke warning on aspirin therapy   -  Feb 5, 2005
...doubts about the current practice of advising patients to stop taking aspirin days before minor surgery, such as tooth extraction or cataract removal. ... BBC News

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