Cataract

What is Cataract?

It is a eye lens opacification due to accumulation of waste product and oxidation of lens material. It is mainly posterior subcapsular type,either congenital or due to metabolic disorders.

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My mom has been told she has a cataract but she doesn't know if she can believe the doctors or not??? She has been told by two doctors that she...

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Vision is not the sole criteria for cataract, ophthalmic examination is the only way for diagnosis, and it is very easy...

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I have been on statins for approx 3 years and am 48 yrs old. 13 months ago, I had a detached retina. Now I have developed a cataract in the same...

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Statins are lipid lowering drugs and they are known to be associated with cataract formation on long term use.
It seems from the history that...

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hello doctor.. actually i have cataract from birth and that's why my eye sight is weak... iam not able to see the objects properly.. many doctors...

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Congenital cataract is curable but visual recovery would depend on the associated eye disease or presence or absence of amblyopia( lazy...

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I have had trigeminal neuralgia for approximately 15 years. On Dec. 20th & Jan. 3rd I had cataract surgery. First the left eye, then the right eye....

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Dear Sir, I have a baby 11 months old. When he was of 3 months, a convulsion occur in his left hand and inside last 4 months 13/14 times the...

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I have had chronic diarrhoea for six months.It started a couple of days after I had a cataract surgery which I was quite stressed about..Last year...

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I was given IV fentanyl yesterday for pain post cataract surgery. Was discharged 15-20 minutes after the injection, became quite ill enroute to...

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I had cataract surgery just a little over 3 weeks ago in my left eye. The next day I noticed a "shadow" in the corner of that eye. My eye doctor...

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I'm a 57 year old female with minor cataracts in both eyes. I was advised to wait till the cataracts mature for surgery. I have short-sightedness...

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Hoping for some counsel from a certified opthamologist. The following has happened several times over the last few weeks. If I wake up around 3 in...

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