Cataracts Archives

Local eye MDs review leading causes of vision loss in African Americans

October 3, 2019

By Cheryl L. Dejewski “Loss of vision can have serious consequences that can affect your quality of life and independence, including an increased risk for falling, car accidents, depression, isolation, and other unpleasant concerns. Failing sight can also increase the need for home care or nursing home placement. And, the risk for permanently losing your… [Read More]

Don’t let cataracts cloud your ability to see life to the fullest

June 13, 2019

By Cheryl L. Dejewski African Americans have nearly twice the risk of developing cataracts than Caucasians. This is due in part to the higher incidence of diabetes in the black population (which increases the risk of developing cataracts) and to lack of treatment. Fortunately, vision loss due to cataracts is curable with one of the… [Read More]

Local Eye MDs review leading causes of vision loss in African Americans

August 2, 2018

By Cheryl L. Dejewski “Loss of vision can have serious consequences that can affect your quality of life and independence, including an increased risk for falling, car accidents, depression, isolation, and other unpleasant concerns. Failing sight can also increase the need for home care or nursing home placement. And, the risk for permanently losing your… [Read More]