Aging Gracefully Mini-Series – Episode 024 – 11/28/21

Aging Gracefully Mini-Series – Episode 024 – 11/28/21

Segment 1 (3:18): We start the show with ophthalmologist Dr. Selvadurai who is a cataract and glaucoma surgeon. First hear how many people over the age of 40 are affected by cataracts. Then Dr. Selvadurai shares what cataracts are and why they affect so many people. Next hear why you shouldn’t shy away from cataract surgery and how the surgery is very different now from a long time ago. Then hear if you can tell if someone has had cataract surgery by just looking at them. Finally, hear the steps of the surgery process. To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (19:18): We wrap up the show with talking about pancreatic cancer and how this month and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. We welcome Dr. Able and Jennifer to the show to discuss this. Jennifer starts the conversation with what brought her to work with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN) and what their mission is. Next Dr. Able shares how the symptoms of pancreatic cancer are vague and do not get diagnosed with it until it is very severe. Finally, hear what some of the symptoms can be. To learn more, please visit HERE!

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