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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 - 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.

    5. Cataracts - Home Treatment

      If you have cataracts, these tips and vision aids may help you manage your vision problems and avoid or delay surgery: Tips for improving vision include repositioning lights or, if you wear them, updating the prescription for your eyeglasses or contact le

    6. Cataracts - When To Call a Doctor

      If you have cataracts, call your doctor immediately if you have severe eye pain or a sudden change in your vision.

    7. Cataracts - Symptoms

      Not all cataracts 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, difficulty driving at night due to glare from headlights.

    8. Cataracts - Medications

      Learn about medications used to treat cataracts.

    9. Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy After Cataract Surgery

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

    10. Cataracts - What Increases Your Risk

      Risk factors for cataracts include age, ethnicity, sex, and others.

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