A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. It’s a common condition in older adults, and it can be treated by your eye doctor.
SYMPTOMS OF CATARACT
Common symptoms of cataracts include:
▪︎ Blurry vision
▪︎Trouble seeing at night
▪︎Seeing colors as faded
▪︎Increased sensitivity to glare
▪︎Halos surrounding lights
▪︎Double vision in the affected eye
▪︎A need for frequent changes in prescription glasses
CAUSES OF CATARACT
There are several underlying causes of cataracts. These include:
▪︎An overproduction of oxidants, which are oxygen molecules that have been chemically altered due to normal daily life
▪︎The long-term use of steroids and other medications
certain diseases, such as diabetes
RISK FACTORS OF CATARACT
Risk factors associated with cataracts include:
▪︎Heavy alcohol use
▪︎High blood pressure
▪︎Previous eye injuries
▪︎A family history of cataracts
▪︎Too much sun exposure
▪︎Exposure to radiation from ▪︎X-rays and cancer treatments
TREATMENT OF CATARACT
Surgery is recommended when cataracts prevent you from going about your daily activities, such as reading or driving.
Your surgeon takes out the cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial one.
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