Cataracts and Your Eyes
Learn more about your eyes and cataracts, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Hyperferritinemia Cataract Syndrome
WebMD discusses hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome as well as symptoms and treatments.
Cataracts are abnormalities in the lens of the eye that cause a loss of transparency (opacity). They can occur either in one or in both eyes,and are quite common in the elderly. Congenital cataracts affect infants or young children and are considered to be a rare birth defect. Cataracts tend to cause cloudy vision,and,in many cases,may result in blindness when left untreated. ...
The lens of the eye is enclosed in a lining called the lens capsule. Extracapsular surgery, also called extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE), involves removing the lens with the cataract from the lens capsule.
Cataracts - Health Tools
This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding cataract surgery.
Cataracts - Medications
Learn about medications used to treat cataracts.
Cataracts - Cause
Learn about cataracts and what causes them.
Cataracts - Exams and Tests
Diagnosis of cataracts is based on a medical history and physical examination. Often tests are used to: Confirm the presence of a cataract. Rule out other conditions that may be causing vision loss. For more information, see the topics Vision Tests, Ophth
Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy After Cataract Surgery
Information on laser surgery called Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy, an outpatient procedure for cataracts.
Cataracts - Surgery
Surgery for a cataract involves removing the natural lens of the eye that contains the cataract.