Common Types of Cataract

common types of cataracts

There are Three Common Types of Cataract Ophthalmologists categorize cataracts in different ways. The most basic method of classification is according to the location of the actual opacity (cataract). There are actually different kinds of cataracts. Three of the most common types of cataracts are related to the aging eye. […] Read more »

Diet High in Vitamin C May Help Delay Cataract Formation

High intake of dietary vitamin C may help delay the onset of cataracts, according to research published online March 23 in Ophthalmology. Christopher Hammond, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Kings College London, and colleagues studied more than 1,000 pairs of 60-year-old British female twins. The researchers found that those who […] Read more »

Benefits of Vitamins For Reducing Cataract Prevalence

In the journal Ophthalmology, July 2015, a study found that dietary intake of vitamin B lowers cataract risk. The authors reported that intake of riboflavin, niacin, and vitamins B6 and B12 was associated with reduced cataract prevalence at baseline and/or progression to more advanced types of cataract. Read more »