Category Vision Health

What Are Cataracts?

Lens with cataract

The lens inside of the eye are normally clear. A cataract occurs when the lens become clouded. People with cataracts often have problems performing every day activities, such as reading or driving.

What Are Some Of The Symptoms Of Cataracts?

Clouded vision, sensitivity to light, double vision, frequent changes in glasses or contact prescriptions and seeing halos are some of the most common symptoms of cataracts. A cataract may only affect a small portion of the eye, so a person may not notice any symptoms at first. However, as the cataract gets bigger and begins to affect a larger portion of the eye, a person will most likely begin to notice vision changes.

Causes Of Cataracts

The lens inside of the eyes naturally become less transparent and thicker as a person gets older...

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