Cataract

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in your eye. It affects your vision. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery.

A cataract can occur in either or both eyes. It cannot spread from one eye to the other. Common symptoms are

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  1. Cataract (National Library of Medicine)  
    A cataract is a clouding of the lens in your eye. It affects your vision. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age ... than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. A cataract can ...
  2. Hyperferritinemia-cataract syndrome is a disorder characterized by an excess of an iron storage protein called ferritin in the blood (hyperferritinemia) and tissues of ...
  3. Autosomal dominant optic atrophy and cataract is an eye disorder that is characterized by impaired vision. Most affected individuals have decreased sharpness of ...
  4. A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. ... appear blurry. This condition is known as a cataract. Factors that may speed cataract formation are: Diabetes ...
  5. Hypomyelination and congenital cataract is an inherited condition that affects the nervous system and the eyes. This disease is one of a group ... rapid transmission of nerve impulses. Hypomyelination and congenital cataract is caused by a reduced ability to form ...
  6. Cataract removal is surgery to remove a clouded lens ( cataract ) from the eye. Cataracts are removed to help you see better. The ... Cataract surgery is an outpatient procedure. This means you likely do not have to stay overnight at ...
  7. Congenital cataracts, facial dysmorphism, and neuropathy (CCFDN) is a rare disorder that affects several parts of the body. It ...
  8. A congenital cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that is present at birth. The lens of the ... Unlike most cataracts, which occur with aging, congenital cataracts are present at birth. Congenital cataracts are rare. In most people, no ...
  9. You are having a procedure to remove a cataract. A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy and starts to block vision. Removing the cataract can help improve your vision. Below are some ...
  10. Facts about Cataract From the National Institutes of Health (National Eye Institute)  
    A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of your eye. More than half of all Americans age 80 and older either have had cataracts or have had surgery to ...
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