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The effect of cataract surgery on neuropsychological test performance: A randomized controlled trial

Lord, Stephen; Hennessy, Michael; Mitchell, Paul; Mill, Katherine; Von Sanden, Chwee Chwee; Anstey, Kaarin


Recent cross-sectional studies have reported strong associations between visual and cognitive function, and longitudinal studies have shown relationships between visual and cognitive decline in late life. Improvement in cognitive performance after cataract surgery has been reported in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment. We investigated whether improving visual function with cataract surgery would improve neuropsychological performance in healthy older adults. A randomized clinical trial of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of International Neuropsychological Society
DOI: 10.1017/S1355617706060954


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