Anybody fighting cataracts or know somebody that is?

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Anybody fighting cataracts or know somebody that is?

Post by jltrent » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:28 am

Science just come up with the new eye drop that dissolves cataracts

https://www.the-open-mind.com/goodbye-s ... cataracts/



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Re: Anybody fighting cataracts or know somebody that is?

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:35 am

jltrent wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:28 am
Science just come up with the new eye drop that dissolves cataracts

https://www.the-open-mind.com/goodbye-s ... cataracts/
That’s tremendous news!
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Post by Redgully » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:42 am

That would be really something good. My mum has them and will need surgery eventually. Her mum and my dads dad both lived into their 90s and never had eye issues.

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Post by Bright Raven » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:05 am

jltrent wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:28 am
Science just come up with the new eye drop that dissolves cataracts

https://www.the-open-mind.com/goodbye-s ... cataracts/
Based on my annual eye check, not yet. Both my parents had their lens replaced due to cataracts in their late 80s. They should have had it done sooner. Both were amazed at how much better they could see. My problem is floaters. I shot my 1911 about a week ago. The floaters were a huge handicap. The solution is to have the vitreous humor replaced. They only recommend it in severe cases.
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Post by Son of Butch » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:25 am

Cataratact surgery is the most performed surgery in the usa.

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Post by farmerjan » Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:12 pm

That would be a GREAT thing for so many. I have the very beginning of a cataract he said but not something to worry about any time soon. Said it hadn't changed from last year. Sure would be nice if they got it perfected in the next 5 years or so.....

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Post by hurleyjd » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:06 pm

jltrent wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:28 am
Science just come up with the new eye drop that dissolves cataracts

https://www.the-open-mind.com/goodbye-s ... cataracts/
I do not think that this will ever be effective. The cataract they remove is replaced with a lense. The cataract is inside the eye and not on it. I do not think the drops would ever get to it.

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Post by cowgal604 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:49 pm

My father had surgery for it last year.

But my dog, she’s getting her eye removed in a few weeks bcs of it

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Post by hurleyjd » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:57 am

Do search for lanosterol that was referenced in the link you posted. Seems that is is available on line for $99 for treatment for the cataracts in your dog. After you get the bottle you can use it on yourself if you are brave enough. Also might be a scam a lot of online stuff such as deer blinds for $79.

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Re: Anybody fighting cataracts or know somebody that is?

Post by ChrisB » Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:06 pm

50% of Chinese-American men over 60 have Cataracts.

Most of the others drive Rincolns.

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Post by hurleyjd » Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:16 pm

I was talking with a friend yesterday and their dog has cataracts. I mentioned the eye drops to her. She said that she tried them and they did not work.

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Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:21 pm

Yes, I don't know how drops could work. Like mentioned, cataracts are removed and a new lense is put in.
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