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Association between cataract removal, development of dementia

JAMA Internal Medicine

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: In this study of 3,000 adults with cataracts, the risk of developing dementia was lower in participants who underwent cataract removal compared with those who didn't.

Authors: Cecilia S. Lee, M.D., M.S., of the University of Washington in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

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