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Cataracts are an opacity or clouding of the normally crystalline lens of the eye, caused by the natural aging process, metabolic changes, injury, various forms of radiation, toxic chemicals and certain drugs. The leading cause of vision loss among adults age 60 or older, cataracts impair vision, making everyday activities increasingly difficult.

Patients with cataracts often experience the following symptoms:

  • Blurring of vision.
  • Glare, or sensitivity to light.
  • Double vision in one eye.
  • Frequent changes in eyeglass prescription.
  • Difficulty in reading in low light.
  • Declining night vision.
  • Fading or yellowing of colors.

    Cataracts

In simple terms, a cataract is usually part of the normal aging process that changes the natural, clear lens of the eye into a cloudy, opaque structure that inhibits or diminishes the passage of light to the retina. The condition can be compared to a window that is frosted or "fogged" with steam.

 

 

Minnesota Eye Consultants offers a wide range of cataract treatments, including cataract surgery, multifocal intraocular lenses and much more. Contact us today for all of your cataract treatment needs.

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