“They found that those with none, one or two family members had 40-percent lower odds of receiving cataract surgery than adults with three or more family members”

Older Adults with Fewer Social Ties Less Likely to Get Cataract Surgery

A new study adds to the growing body of research examining the effects of social isolation on health; The researchers from the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Centre believe that strong social networks may play a significant role in the likelihood of older adults opting for cataract surgery.

“They found that those with none, one or two family members had 40-percent lower odds of receiving cataract surgery than adults with three or more family members”
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