November 30, 2023

Cataracts Warning Signs: What to Look Out For

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A condition affecting the eye that causes clouding of the lens. A gradual progression of vision problem, eventually, if not treated, may result in vision loss.


The lens becomes cloudy, and objects appear blurry, hazy, or faded in color.

What are people curious about?
What happens in cataract? Cataracts symptoms
Cataract diagnosis Why cataract happens?


Cataract develops when proteins in the eye form clumps, preventing normal movement of light through the eye, to the retina.


Diagnosis involves an eye examination.

Common treatment options

How is this diagnosed?


  • Treatable by a medical professional
  • Diagnosed by medical professional
  • Often requires lab test or imaging
  • Can last several months or years
  • Common for ages 60 and older
  • More common in females
  • Family history may increase likelihood


Cataracts can be removed completely through surgery.


Cataract surgery: Replacing the natural lens of the eye with an artificial lens or intraocular lens (IOL).

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For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Source: Focus Medica.
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