Cataract Surgery Reduces Risk of Hip Fractures

A recent study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association demonstrated that cataract surgery reduced the risk of hip fractures by 16%. As a matter of fact, in patients with severe cataracts this risk of hip fracture droppedy by 23%. In both cases, the risk of hip fracture was measured before cataract surgery and also one year after the procedure. Look under the Services tab above to find more information about cataracts and cataract surgery!