Introduction: Cataracts


Cataracts: Cloudy areas on the eye's cornea interfering with vision.

Cataracts: A cataract (KA-ter-act) is a cloud over the lens of your eye, which is usually clear. The lens focuses light onto the retina. A cataract makes everything you look at seem cloudy.1

Researching symptoms of Cataracts: Further information about the symptoms of Cataracts is available including a list of symptoms of Cataracts, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Cataracts, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Cataracts: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Cataracts, failure to diagnose Cataracts, underlying causes of Cataracts (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Cataracts: Various information is available about treatments available for Cataracts, prevention of Cataracts, current research about Cataracts treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Cataracts: Research more detailed information about the causes of Cataracts, other possibly hidden causes of Cataracts, or other general information about Cataracts.

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         Contents for Cataracts:

1. excerpt from Keep your eyes healthy: NIDDK

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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