Most likely you will know or have heard of someone with cataracts.
BUT what are they?
What should you do if you think you have one?
WHAT IS A CATARACT?
When the lens in your eye becomes cloudy we call this a cataract. They sometimes develop as you get older - stopping the light from reaching the back of your eye. This may start to effect your vision and will eventually need to be removed.
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Wearing quality sunglasses that block out UV light can protect your eyes and reduce the risk of developing cataracts
I think I've got a Cataract...
If you think you've got a cataract, or you're not sure contact us.
During the examination the optometrist will take a look into you eye with special equipment called a Slit Lamp Microscope and will be able to tell if you do. If necessary they will refer you to the hospital to consider surgery.
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