Corrie Pelc
December 9 2021

  • An observational study of more than 3,000 adults aged 65 years or older has uncovered a link between cataract surgery and a reduced risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
  • The researchers say the results support the connection between sensory impairments, such as vision loss, and a higher risk for dementia.
  • The scientists also believe there is a link between blue light and the development of dementia.
  • More than 55 million people worldwide live with dementia — a syndrome that causes a decline in cognitive functions such as memory, language, and comprehension

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