A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye. Cataracts develop slowly in some people and very quickly in others. It is not possible to predict how quickly a cataract will develop from person to person although most age related cataracts progress gradually over a period of years. At some point a person will note that the vision changes secondary to cataract affect their daily lifestyle.
COMMON SYMPTOMS OF CATARACT INCLUDE:
- Painless blurring of vision
- Needing brighter light to read
- Fading or yellowing of colors
- Increased sensitivity to glare
- Poor night vision