Saturday, February 7, 2009

HELP TALKS- Dr. Vatsal Parikh on "Know everything about Cataract"

This video is a talk conducted by Dr. Vatsal Parikh at HELP on 24th January' 09: topic - "Know everything about Cataract"

Dr. Vatsal Parikh (M.S., D.O.M.S., F.C.P.S.) is attached to Drushti Eye & Retina Centre & Rajvi Nursing Home.

A cataract is a clouding that develops in the crystalline lens of the eye or in its envelope, varying in degree from slight to complete opacity and obstructing the passage of light. Early in the development of age-related cataract the power of the lens may be increased, causing near-sightedness (myopia) and the gradual yellowing and opacification of the lens may reduce the perception of blue colours. Cataracts typically progress slowly to cause vision loss and are potentially blinding if untreated.

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