Cataract

About- A cataract is the clouding of an eye’s normally clear lens.

Symptoms-
 Clouded, blurred or dim vision
 Double vision
 Fading or yellowing of colors
 Frequent changes in eyeglass or contact lens prescription
 Halos surrounding lights
 Need for brighter light to read.
 Night blindness
 Sensitivity to light and glare
 Sudden nearsightedness

Causes-
 Alcoholism
 Overproduction of oxidants
 Diabetes
 Excessive exposure to sunlight
 Eye Injury or trauma
 Family history
 High blood pressure
 Increasing age
 Long-term exposure to bright sunlight
 Obesity
 Previous eye inflammation
 Previous eye surgery
 Radiation therapy
 Smoking
 The long-term use of steroids and other medications
 Ultraviolet radiation

Specialists to Visit
 Ophthalmologist
 Optometrist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.allaboutvision.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.aao.org

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