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Can optometrists detect cataracts?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Sometimes

Some optometrists can recognize a cataract while others might not.
If you are concerned that a cataract might be present, it is best to see an ophthalmologist.

In brief: Sometimes

Some optometrists can recognize a cataract while others might not.
If you are concerned that a cataract might be present, it is best to see an ophthalmologist.
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