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A 32-year-old member asked:

What are cataract symptoms?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Visual decline: Cataracts cause a blurring of vision, dimming of color and glare in bright lighting.
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Many: Can have many symptoms. Most common are decreased in vision with activities of daily living. Reading small print, street signs, glare from lights, halos or star-bursting at night, reading the sports score on tv, etc.
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Cataract symptoms: Blurry vision, glare at night with street light or oncoming headlights on vehicles, trouble focusing clearly to read.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Cataract symptoms: Cataracts cause halos/glare especially when driving at night, blurry vision, loss of contrast sensitivity (decreased contrast between objects & background ) & decreased vision: even on; these symptoms worse with time. Cataract is leading cause of preventable blindness in world. More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of cataracts?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Poor vision: Depends on density and type of cataract but often: decreased vision, dim, cloudy, hazy, blurry, smudged, loss of sharp edges, glare from lights, haloes around lights, loss of color, difficulty seeing at night, more nearsightedness, can't do regular activities because of vision, etc.
Lincoln, NE
A 59-year-old female asked:

Do beginning cataracts have any symptoms?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
May be: May not have symptoms but performance of daily activities showed be monitored for subtle impairment.

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