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Cataracts Health Center

Cataracts Overview

Cataracts are cloudy areas in the lens of the eye that can cause changes in vision. Symptoms of cataracts include cloudy or fuzzy vision as well as sensitivity to glare. Cataracts are treated with surgery.

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Cataracts may stay small and you may not notice them. They often do not seriously affect vision. And many cataracts do not need to be removed.

Some cataracts grow larger or denser over time, causing severe vision changes.

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