A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. It can be compared to a window that is frosted or yellow.
There are many misconceptions about cataract.
Cataract is not:
Common symptoms of cataract include:
The amount and pattern of cloudiness within the lens can vary. If the cloudiness is not near the center of the lens, you may be aware that a cataract is present.
What causes cataract?
The most common type of cataract is related to aging of the eye. Causes of cataract include: