Cataract in Detail - Why is it important to treat Cataract

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Why is it important to treat Cataract

In addition to being the most common cause of preventable Blindness (80%) in our country and the profound bio-economic impact it can produce, a patient who harbors a mature cataract for a long time can develop certain compilation such as "phacolytic glaucoma" - Increase in the pressure within the eye due to leakage of lens proteins. Such people develop pain, redness, watering of the eye, and may not regain vision even after surgery.

What are the symptoms of cataract ?

Patients generally complain of:

  • Cloudy, fuzzy, foggy, or filmy vision.
  • Changes in the way you see colors.
  • Problems driving at night because headlights seem too bright.
  • Problems with glare from lamps or the sun.
  • Frequent changes in your eyeglass prescription.
  • Double vision.
  • Better near vision for a while only in farsighted people. These symptoms also can be signs of other eye problems.

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am a student nurse and am writin on cataract, i need some help on d literature of cataract because i dont have enough details or any of you can please help me with a proper web site

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