Navigation Links
Bel Marra Health Reports on Recent Research Finding Prolonged Life in Those Who Receive Corrective Eye Surgery
Date:9/20/2013

Toronto (PRWEB) September 20, 2013

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing that cataract-related eye surgery tend to live longer than those who do not receive the surgery.

As Bel Marra Health reports in its article, (http://www.belmarrahealth.com/general-health-2/corrective-eye-surgery-may-help-you-live-longer/) apart from improving eyesight and granting the ability to see details that went previously unnoticed, corrective eye surgery has been shown to help people inflicted with cataract-related vision disorders live longer.

Cataracts are caused by the clouding of the eye’s lens, and are the leading cause of vision impairments in America. By the time they are 80 years old, more than half of the American population will have experienced the onset of cataract-related vision impairments. Successful correction of cataract-related vision disorders involves surgically removing the opaque lens and implanting an artificial lens. For those who notice foggy vision, or consistent vision difficulties, it is advisable to consult with an ophthalmologist regarding eye surgery.

Interestingly enough, patients who have had cataract surgery seem to have one thing in common: they all have an increased self-confidence post-surgery. Patients say that they are more comfortable driving, playing sports, reading, and generally enjoying life. More recently however, corrective eye surgery has been associated with prolonged life.

This research, published in the journal Ophthalmology, is based on data from the Blue Mountains Eye Study, a study of common vision disorders and eye disease in an older Australian population. In total, 354 people, aged 49 or over, who were diagnosed with cataract-related vision disorders, were included in the study. The research found that people who received eye surgery had a 60% chance of living longer than those who did not receive eye surgery.

The researchers were quick to point out that their calculations and research compensated for age, gender, and increased mortality rates due to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and many other factors. While the research is based on a large group of Australians, experts are certain that similar positive results can be proven for people in other parts of the world.

Previous studies have found that cataracts increase a person’s mortality risk. However, these studies have only compared people with cataracts to members of the general population. People who had received eye surgery were not included in older studies. The new study, on the other hand, compared people who had cataracts to those who had had them removed. It simply shows that undergoing surgery can negate the negative effects of cataracts, and can thus allow one to live longer.

Many patients are wary of cataract surgery. Misconceptions bred on older procedures still exist, and cause fear for potential surgical patients.

This research, however, sends a positive message to ophthalmologists who are debating with patients who are potentials for eye surgery. It suggests that going forward with eye surgery has a long-lasting and positive impact, not just on a patient’s vision, but can help them live longer lives as well.

The connection between eye surgery and longer lives is still unclear, but the researchers hypothesize that factors may include improvements in physical and emotional health, more optimism, greater confidence, as well as the improved ability to correctly comply with medical prescriptions.

Based on the research, it can be concluded that cataract-related vision impairment has a negative effect on people’s attitudes, and significantly lowers their zest for life. Corrective eye surgery helps reverse these ill effects, and thus has a positive role in allowing a person to live longer

(SOURCE: Calvin Sze-un Fong, et al. Correction of Visual Impairment by Cataract Surgery and Improved Survival in Older Persons. Ophthalmology, 2013; 120 (9): 1720 DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.02.009)

Bel Marra Health is the maker of “Liquid 20/20 Vision,” a high-quality nutritional supplement that helps maintain healthy vision, boosts night vision, protects macular health, and is water-soluble for high absorption. All ingredients are backed with scientific evidence. Every product is tested for safety, quality, and purity at every stage of the manufacturing process. Furthermore, Bel Marra Health products are produced only in Health Canada approved facilities, going the extra mile to ensure that our health-conscious customers are getting top quality products. For more information on Bel Marra Health visit http://www.belmarrahealth.com or call 1-866-531-0466.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11144942.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Mixed Weight Couples are More Likely to Have Unhappy Marriages
2. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Body Image Influences Psychosocial Activities and Quality of Life.
3. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Software Originally Used for Star Gazing Now Being Used to Analyze Breast Cancer Tissue
4. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Parents are Much More Likely to Experience Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety
5. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study: Female Obesity Could Be Due to Less Participation in Household Tasks
6. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Harvard Study: Abuse of Prescription Drugs and Alcohol on the Steady Upswing
7. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study Highlighting the Importance of Fruit Consumption in Children
8. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study Revealing Why Men Struggle to Figure Out Women
9. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study Revealing a Natural Remedy for Hypertension, Insomnia, and Aging
10. Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Study Revealing Health Benefits From Walking Barefoot
11. Bel Marra Health Reports on New Research That Links Strawberries to Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... April 27, 2017 , ... ... application containerization, today announced an exhibitor sponsorship at MobileIron Live! 2017 ... and new technologies for an immersive, educational approach to helping organizations maximize the ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... , ... April 27, 2017 , ... Offering the purest ... an oil many times purer and more potent than the market has seen before. ... Gstaad, Switzerland, as well as a patented chromatography process for extraction, to produce its ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... April 27, 2017 , ... Plastic Surgery Associates is excited to announce that ... at the upcoming Aesthetic Meeting. Held in San Diego, at the San Diego Convention ... will lend their expertise to the Premier Global Hot Topics session, speaking on genital ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) , ... April 26, 2017 ... ... cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today released the podcast, “Make Plans for ... in bringing value-based payment into the physician's office and how physicians and other ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... ... April 26, 2017 , ... ... ATA 2017 President’s Awards recipients, comprised of organizations and individuals who have ... , The ATA 2017 President’s Awards recognize individuals and organizations on the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... -- Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: CGNT), a global medical ... and Gynecology markets with innovative and proprietary products, ... Company as Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business ... will report directly to Darin Hammers , ... delighted that Ash has joined the Cogentix team," ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and Increasing Usage of Complex ... ... technologies will rise from USD 20 Billion in 2015 to around ... Delivery Technologies - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017 Eyevensys, a private biotechnology ... gene expression technology that enables the safe, local, sustained ... a wide range of ophthalmic diseases, announces it has ... Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to advance its technology into clinical ... The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: