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Cataract surgery in both eyes results in best visual improvement
Cataract surgery in both eyes results in best visual improvement

(January 28, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Baltimore - According to a report published in Ophthalmology,  second-eye cataract surgery may result in better visual functioning than single-eye surgery, Researchers studied nearly 1,800 patients who had not yet undergone surgery for cataract. Participants were randomized to receive either unilateral surgery, bilateral surgery of no surgery at all. Visual performance, Activities of Daily Vision Scale and mobility-based tasks were measured at the outset of the study and again two years later. Results showed that, while the unilateral surgery improved visual functioning, the bilateral surgery resulted in the biggest improvements

 
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