What is a Cataract?

Our eyes have a natural lens inside of them that bends light rays that come into our eyes in order to help us see. The lens should be clear and transparent. The lens ought to be transparent and clear. Your lens becomes foggy if you have a cataract, making everything appear hazy, blurry, or less colorful.


  • Night-time visibility is difficult

  • Being extra sensitive to light

  • Bright colors appear faded

  • Having blurry vision

  • Seeing double or a ghosted image with the eye


  • Smoking
  • Eye injury or eye surgery in the past
  • Having diabetes
  • Genetic problems
  • A lot of exposure to UV rays


  • Slit-lamp exam:

In the Slit-lamp exam, Your ophthalmologist examines your cornea, iris, lens, and the other areas at the front of the eye.

  • Retinal exam:

When your eye is dilated, the pupils are wide open so that the doctor can see the rear of your eye more clearly. To check for cataracts, the doctor examines the eye with an ophthalmoscope, a slit lamp, or both. Your ophthalmologist will also look for glaucoma and check for any issues with your retina and optic nerve.

  • Refraction and visual acuity test:

This test measures how crisp and clear your vision is. It is determined whether each eye can see letters of different sizes individually.


Cataracts can only be removed by surgery.


  • Eating antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables.
  • Quitting smoking.
  • Maintaining blood sugar.
  • Avoid eating a lot of salt.
  • Wearing sunglasses outside to shield your eyes from UV rays.
  • Maintaining a healthy weight.
  •  Having regular eye check-ups.

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