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What are Cataracts?

A cataract is a progressive, painless clouding of the natural internal lens of the eye.

Cataracts block light, making it difficult to see clearly.

 Over an extended period of t...

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Cataract Signs and Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of cataracts include:

  • Clouded, blurred, hazy or dim vision
  • Increasing difficulty with vision at night
  • Sensitivity to light and glare
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Types of Cataracts

Cataract types include:

Nuclear Cataracts (cataracts affecting the center of the lens).

A nuclear cataract may at first cause more nearsightedness or even a tempora...

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What Causes Cataracts?

The lens inside the eye works much like a camera lens, focusing light onto the retina for clear vision. It also adjusts the eye's focus, letting us see things clearly both up close and fa...

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What is The Treatment for Cataracts?

When symptoms begin to appear, you may be able to improve your vision for a while using new glasses, strong bifocals, magnification, appropriate lighting or other visual aids.

Surgery is th...

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