Cholesterol Medications Cut Cataract Risk

09 Mar

A large recent study suggests that taking cholesterol lowering medications may cut the risk of cataracts later in life. The UK’s Daily Mail (1/15, Hagan) reports that, according to a study published in the Annals of Epidemiology, “statins (medications like Lipitor) could cut the chances of developing cataracts by nearly 40 percent.” In a “study […]

Vision FAQ's – Adults

09 Mar

This article which appears in the December Healthwise section of The Citizen, answers many common questions about Adult Vision.  See our previous article on Children’s Vision and look for our January article on Senior’s Vision. I see great, why should I have an eye exam? Even if you have perfect vision, most organizations, like the […]

Vision FAQ’s – Children and Teens

09 Mar

This useful article appeared in the October Healthwise Section of The Fayette Citizen.  Since it is not available online it is republished here.  In it we answer the most common questions Dr. Henahan receives about vision in children and teens. At what age should my child have their first eye exam? Most organizations, like the […]