HCPlive (10/11, Bender) reported, “Cataracts, whether present or previously removed, were associated with increased risk of depressive symptoms in the elderly,” investigators concluded in a 23,000-participant, three-year “prospective study in which there was no similar association with age related macular degeneration (AMD) or glaucoma.” The findings were published online Sept. 24 in the journal Ophthalmic Epidemiology. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)