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    Cataracts - Symptoms

    Not all cataracts camera.gif impair vision or affect daily living. For those that do, common symptoms include:

    • Cloudy, fuzzy, foggy, or filmy vision.
    • Glare from lamps or the sun, which may be severe.
    • Difficulty driving at night due to glare from headlights.
    • Frequent changes in eyeglass prescription.
    • Double vision.
    • Improvement of near vision (second sight) that then gets worse.
    • Difficulty doing daily activities because of vision problems.

    Parents need to watch for signs of cataracts in infants and children.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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