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​Modern cataract surgery has been around for over 75 years and is one of the most common surgeries performed today. About 3.6 million cataract procedures were performed in the United States in 2015, and around 20 million procedures were performed worldwid

Research shows that staying physically active can combat chronic joint pain by increasing flexibility, reducing fatigue and promoting circulation of fluids to the joint capsule.

Recent research suggests that being overweight could increase the pressure inside of your eyes.

One of the most common causes of vision loss in adults aged 50 or over is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This disease is caused by the deterioration of the macula, a small area in the retina.

These exercises will not only speed your recovery, they will increase your chances of long-term success after surgery.

The most common form of glaucoma is called primary open-angle glaucoma, which accounts for about 80 percent of glaucoma cases. If members of your family have primary open-angle glaucoma, it could increase your risk by four to nine times.

Joint pain can range from mild to severe, and it can last anywhere from a few weeks to several months. If you are dealing with painful symptoms or loss of function in your joints, there are several conservative treatment options available.

​When you suffer from diabetes, it puts you at higher risk to develop eye diseases. Glaucoma is one of many diseases collectively known as diabetic eye disease.

Freezing weather and icy conditions have most people staying indoors for the winter months. But for winter sports enthusiasts, the fun is just getting started.

​If you have an aging parent who has glaucoma, you may be ready to step into a new role as a caregiver. Glaucoma can present many challenges as the disease advances, such as limited peripheral vision and difficulty seeing in low light.

Damage to the optic nerve is irreversible, and permanent vision loss can occur if glaucoma is not discovered in the early stages.

In a Facebook survey conducted by The Weather Channel, 42 percent of respondents blamed cold weather as the number one trigger for aching knees and hips.

Glaucoma actually refers to a family of diseases that damage the optic nerve, the structure that sends visual images to the brain.

Research shows that postmenopausal women who eat at least one daily serving of yogurt tend to have lower body mass index (BMI), less fat, and higher bone density than women who never eat yogurt at all.

An innovative device called iStent can be implanted in the eye during cataract surgery to help maintain safe levels of eye pressure.

Early development of cataracts is not uncommon nowadays and can be caused by eye disease, eye injury, diabetes, steroid use, or family history.

Studies have shown that glucosamine supplements can offer relief from joint pain, including mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that handwashing is the single most effective way to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases such as influenza, the common cold, RSV, bronchitis, strep throat, and pneumonia.

Glaucoma is a family of diseases that is characterized by increased eye pressure. There is currently no cure for glaucoma, so doctors and researchers are always seeking improved treatment methods to help control internal eye pressure and preserve vision.

The most common symptoms of ulcerative colitis are abdominal pain, bloody stool and diarrhea. However, several complications have been associated with ulcerative colitis.