Consequences of waiting for cataract surgery

@article{Gimbel2011ConsequencesOW,
  title={Consequences of waiting for cataract surgery},
  author={Howard V. Gimbel and Albena A Dardzhikova},
  journal={Current Opinion in Ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={28–30}
}
Purpose or review To conduct a concise review of primary research articles over the preceding year on the subject of the consequences of waiting for cataract surgery. Recent findings Waiting for cataract surgery beyond 6 months may result in increasing vision loss, decrease in quality life, loss of driver's license, depression and adverse events including falls and fractures. The consequences of waiting for cataract surgery not only affect patients, families and surgeons, but also health… 
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