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What are some of the things that cataract patient should look out for?
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
In brief: Vision decreasing
Cataracts (a white lens change): most often due to/made worse by (most common first): aging, genetics predisposition, excessive sun exposure, smoking, diabetes, steroid medication, previous trauma, inflammation, infection in the eye causing inflammation; previous intraocular eye surgery; other genetic conditions; can be congenital; Symptoms: glare especially at night; cloudy vision, decreased VA.

In brief: Vision decreasing
Cataracts (a white lens change): most often due to/made worse by (most common first): aging, genetics predisposition, excessive sun exposure, smoking, diabetes, steroid medication, previous trauma, inflammation, infection in the eye causing inflammation; previous intraocular eye surgery; other genetic conditions; can be congenital; Symptoms: glare especially at night; cloudy vision, decreased VA.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
In brief: Problems seeing
Really nothing to look out for. If the cataract (cloudy lens) causes changes in your vision that affect your normal activities, then cataract surgery may be considered or indicated.

In brief: Problems seeing
Really nothing to look out for. If the cataract (cloudy lens) causes changes in your vision that affect your normal activities, then cataract surgery may be considered or indicated.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
In brief: Glare
Cataracts can cause glare symptoms or blurry vision despite glasses .
Night time driving can be adversely affected and should be carefully monitored.

In brief: Glare
Cataracts can cause glare symptoms or blurry vision despite glasses .
Night time driving can be adversely affected and should be carefully monitored.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: Vision changes
Cataracts are typically not significant until they cause visual symptoms not correctable with glasses.
These things include slow progressive decline of visual sharpness, haze, glare/haloes, or difficulty doing normal activities such as night driving, reading, watching tv, etc.

In brief: Vision changes
Cataracts are typically not significant until they cause visual symptoms not correctable with glasses.
These things include slow progressive decline of visual sharpness, haze, glare/haloes, or difficulty doing normal activities such as night driving, reading, watching tv, etc.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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