Frequently Asked Questions
A cataract is a condition where the lens located behind the pupil in the eye becomes cloudy instead of being clear. Although cataracts can occur at any age, most cases are associated with aging.
- Age-related cataracts: This type of cataract can occur as a result of natural changes in your eye’s lens.
- Cataracts caused by trauma- Serious eye injuries can induce lens damage and a traumatic cataract.
- Radiation cataracts- This can be caused by both the sun’s ultraviolet rays and radiation therapy for cancer.
- Pediatric cataracts: Children can also suffer from cataracts, which may either be congenital or acquired over time.
- Blurred vision
- Poor night vision
- Brown-tinted vision
- When driving at night, there is glare.
- Difficulties distinguishing faces or license plates.
- Extreme long-sightedness is common in diabetic people.
- A brighter light is required to read.
Following are some home remedies for cataract care:
- Give up smoking
- Wear sunglasses
- Have routine eye exams
- Reduce alcohol intake