Signs You Might Have Cataract

By Eyeplus Optometrist

What Is Cataract?

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision.  Regular eye checkup is recommended, especially you're over 60 and your vision has gotten blurry or cloudy, as cataract is a common condition in older adults.

What are the causes of Cataract?

  • Age is the most common cause.
  • Ultraviolet radiation (UV), mainly from sunlight 
  • Diseases such as Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Medications such as corticosteroid and Statin medicines used to reduce cholesterol
  • Eye injury or inflammation
  • Alcohol, smoking etc.

What are the symptoms of Cataract?

  • Vision that's cloudy,blurry,foggy
  • Reduce in colour perception
  • Problems driving at night (glare from oncoming headlights)
  • Double vision in the affected eye
  • Blur vision even with eyeglasses/contact lenses


More info: allaboutvision

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