The Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) explains what cataract is and what you can do to restore your vision.
Cataract is a condition when the natural lens in your eye becomes progressively cloudy, impacting your vision and making it difficult for you to go about performing your daily activities.
Most forms of cataract develop in adult life and causes the lens to harden and become cloudy as you age. Although most cataracts are age-related, there are other types, including congenital (present at birth), drug induced (steroids), and traumatic (injury to the eye). Cataract is also more common in people who have certain diseases such as diabetes.
Click on the links below to learn more about the condition, symptoms, causes and risk factors, and the treatment available.
Cataract: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Cataract Treatment: Intraocular Monofocal Lenses
Cataract and Diabetes
Cataract Surgery Can Correct Other Vision Problems Too
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