|What is a Cataract?
With the formation of a cataract, activities like
reading, bowling, or driving can be difficult. Fortunately, vision
can be restored quickly, allowing the patient to return home within
a few hours.
With new advances in cataract surgery, vision
improvement begins almost immediately, and an eye patch isn't even
A Cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye. (See above
animation) Normally, light passes through the clear lens and is
focused onto the Retina. However, the natural aging process can
cause the lens to become cloudy.
The Cataract or cloudy lens blocks the passage of light through the
eye and causes distorted or blurred vision, glare, or difficulty
seeing in poor lighting conditions.
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