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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