William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Blindness From Cataracts

May 22, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Laser Cataract Surgery Blindness Iol Cataracts Cataract Surgery

Age brings with itself many things besides wisdom and experience. Unfortunately, many of these are usually bad for your health. Age-related health conditions like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer s, and so on commonly affect people over 40 years of age. It becomes more likely if your parents have these conditions because genetics play a major role in your physical and mental health. One medical condition that commonly affects people as they age is cataracts. According to a recent study, more than 22 million people in the US have cataracts. Globally, the number is at least five times that figure. Although we have entered the 21st century, many countries around the world have no access to decent health care. And this has resulted in eye care being rated as one of the biggest challenges to public health. What is a cataract? This medical condition results in the clouding of the lens in your eye. A cloudy film forms over the lens, which sits behind the eye s pupil. Thi

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Nutrition, Diet and Cataracts

May 15, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataracts Nutrition Eye Health Diet And Cataracts Cataract Surgery

Nutrition and diet have been found to have some effect on the progression of cataracts for patients in Michigan.

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Toric IOL Lens Implants

May 8, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Toric Lens Implant Cataracts Toric Iol Cataract Surgery Astigmatism

Patients with astigmatism in Michigan can have toric lens implants to correct their vision. Toric IOL's can reduce the need for glasses and contacts in these patients.

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Causes of Blindness

May 7, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Eye Exams Eye Care

Certain eye conditions can lead to blindness if undiagnosed and untreated. Read here to learn more about the causes of blindness.

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Laser Cataract Surgery with Crystalens IOL

May 1, 2017 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Laser Cataract Surgery Crystalens Iol Cataracts

Laser cataract surgery, along with the Crystalens IOL gives patients the best independence from glasses and glasses. Patients in Michigan can see Dr. William Goldstein for a consultation

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