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A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery.

A cataract can occur in either or both eyes. It cannot spread from one eye to the other.
Diabetic eye disease on the rise

Diabetic eye disease on the rise

Lecture will explore the visual world of the newborn

Lecture will explore the visual world of the newborn

Vision loss in over 40's is becoming a major public health problem

Vision loss in over 40's is becoming a major public health problem

Study to look at whether patients needing surgery the most are those receiving it

Study to look at whether patients needing surgery the most are those receiving it

Information about Lasik eye surgery, a new technique to treat cataracts

Information about Lasik eye surgery, a new technique to treat cataracts