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Cataract : Treatment

Treatment The only treatment for cataract is surgery to remove it. Surgery is done if you cannot perform normal activities, even with glasses. If a cataract is not bothersome, then surgery is usually not necessary. However, some people may have … Read more

Cataract : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Visual problems may include the following changes: Cloudy, fuzzy, foggy, or filmy vision Loss of color intensity Double vision Difficulty seeing at night Problems seeing shapes against a background or the difference between shades of colors Seeing … Read more

Cataract : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Cataract : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Lens opacity Definition A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of the eye. This article focuses on cataracts in adults. For information on cataracts in children, see: Congenital cataracts Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors The … Read more