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A study in Environmental Health Perspectives suggests long-term lead exposure may be a risk factor for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), the most common type of this disease.

Did you know the shape of your hip bones could affect your risk of needing a total hip replacement?

Cataract prevention begins with nutrition. A diet high in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and colorful fruits and vegetables can preserve healthy vision.

Cataract surgery used to require hospitalization and extended recovery time, but today, it is mainly performed at outpatient surgery centers under local anesthesia.

Scheduling your outpatient procedure at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) could be safer than a hospital and can save you hundreds or even thousands of healthcare dollars.