Cataract surgery in both eyes ‘halves incidence of falls’

An Australian study clarifies the importance of overcoming wait times in public hospitals, eye specialists say
Cataract surgery

Falls incidence among older Australians with cataract may be halved for those who have operations on both eyes compared with single-eye surgery, a study suggests.  

The findings underline the importance of timely second-eye surgery to optimise mobility and healthy ageing, the researchers say.