Cataracts

The medical technology industry is continually advancing and developing new innovations that improve the health and well-being of patients worldwide.

What are Cataracts?

Cataracts are a condition in which the eye’s lens becomes cloudy, and if not treated, can lead to blindness.1 Cataracts are a leading cause of visual impairment among aging Americans and a key quality of life issue.2

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Millions of Americans no longer need glasses, thanks to the use of advanced medical technology in the field of ophthalmology. Laser eye surgery has been used safely and effectively in more than 6 million procedures.

Tracy Glass

Few things are more devastating to an artist than going blind. But that is exactly what was happening to Tracy Glass in her early 50’s.