Home > News Updated 14 July 2014 Cataract surgery may benefit people with dementia Besides bettering vision, cataract surgery has shown to improve the quality of life for both patients and caregivers of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. 0 Eye surgery from Shutterstock ~ nakorn Related Quitting smoking may cut cataract risk Antioxidants may lower cataract risk Cataracts main cause of blindness in SA children NEXT ON HEALTH24X Health24 Health Challenge: Week 42 2017-05-24 07:00 More: News advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Health24 Health Challenge: Week 42 Medical Anabolic steroids may tax the heart Medical Lung cancer diagnosis quadruples suicide risk Medical Can dirty air keep you awake? Lifestyle SEE: 7 puzzles to boost your brain power Medical Actemra approved for giant cell arteritis From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.