A study published by the American Academy of Optometry states that older adults with cataracts are more likely to experience depression.
"Our study sheds further light on the complex relationship between aging, vision loss, cataract, and depression, and suggests that there may be a role for cataract surgery in improving mental health in the elderly," the researchers write.
Read more about the study and the conclusions that those involved reached in this article.
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Cataracts Linked to Increased Odds of Depression in Older Adults