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    1. Hyperferritinemia Cataract Syndrome

      WebMD discusses hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome as well as symptoms and treatments.

    2. Cataracts

      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. ...

    3. Cataracts and Your Eyes

      Learn more about your eyes and cataracts, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

    4. Cataracts - Treatment Overview

      Cataract surgery is a common procedure. It involves removing the natural lens of the eye, which contains the cataract.

    5. Cataracts - Cause

      Learn about cataracts and what causes them.

    6. Cataracts - Surgery

      Surgery for a cataract involves removing the natural lens of the eye that contains the cataract.

    7. Cataracts - What Happens

      Cataracts may remain small and may not be noticeable. 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.

    8. Cataracts - Medications

      Learn about medications used to treat cataracts.

    9. Cataracts - Health Tools

      This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding cataract surgery.

    10. Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy After Cataract Surgery

      Information on laser surgery called Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy, an outpatient procedure for cataracts.

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