What causes cataracts?
Lens Clouding
Cataracts are the result of a gradual clouding of the lens. Watch the video to learn more.

What does it look like to have cataracts?
People who have cataracts see the world as if through a fog or a haze. If left untreated, cataracts can make it difficult to read, to experience colors vividly, or to see in low light. Watch the video to get a feel for what having cataracts might look like.

Can cataracts be treated?

Cataracts rarely result in total blindness. In the most difficult cases, surgery can replace the eye’s lens with a plastic lens, and most vision can be restored.

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