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Explainer: What are cataracts?

Cataracts may progress for many years before being diagnosed. If left untreated, however, they may eventually cause severe visual impairment in the affected eye.

Could regular pot smoking harm vision?

Tests determined that regular pot users experience a 10-millisecond delay in the speed with which their retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) send key signals to the brain via the optic nerve.

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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