What is a cataract?

Cataract is a condition when the lens, a small transparent disc develops cloudy patches.

What are the symptoms of cataract?

It causes blurry misty vision, lights appear too bright or glaring, difficulty seeing in dim light, colors look faded.

How are cataracts diagnosed?

An optometrist can check your vision and determine if you have cataracts. 

They will refer you to an eye doctor to determine if you are a candidate for surgery.

How are cataracts treated?

If the cataracts of not ready for surgery, stronger glasses are prescribed.

If the cataract is ready for surgery, the eye doctor will perform the surgery.

How can I reduce my risk of cataracts?

Avoid smoking

Maintain normal blood sugars

Avoid trauma to the eyes.

Avoid long-term use of steroids

Avoid drinking too much alcohol.

Use sun shades in bright sunlight

Patients with strong family history of cataracts can get vision checkups from healthcare provider.


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