Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)

The jelly that fills the back of our eyes is called the vitreous.  When it pulls away from the back of your eye it is called a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) or a posterior vitreous separation (PVS).  These are different words for the same thing. Odds of Having a Posterior Vitreous Detachment The chances of Read More→

Cataract and Hip Fracture: How Are They Related?

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the world in large part because we appreciate our vision so much. Many choose to have their cataracts repaired to maintain their driving privileges, but data is now emerging that documents the functional impact that improved vision can have on our lives. A recent study (JAMA. Read More→

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