What Are Cataracts?

The illustration shows the top lens as being clear while the bottom lens shows clouding because of a cataract. The ...
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Mature Cataract

Risk Factors for Cataracts

Risk factors include: Aging Siblings or family members with cataracts Certain medical diseases (e.g. diabetes) History of eye surgery or ...
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Cataract Treatment

Cataracts can only be removed with surgery. If a cataract is present but it does not impair your daily activities ...
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Intraocular Lens (IOL)

An intraocular lens (or IOL) is a minute, artificial lens that is placed in the eye during a cataract operation ...
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After-Cataract Opacification (PCO)

Posterior capsule opacification (PCO) is a common side effect of cataract surgery. It can occur weeks or even a couple ...
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Diabetic Snowflake Cataract

Cataract Causes

When viewing an object, light rays travel through your eye's lens to produce a clear image on the retina. With ...
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