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What Is Nuclear Sclerosis?

Nuclear sclerosis is a type of cataract that affects the nucleus of the eye and can lead to cataracts, making the lens of the nucleus look cloudy. Nuclear sclerosis is a primarily age-related eye condition in which the nucleus, or central part of...

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What Are Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding of the eye's lens that occurs with aging. The symptoms are sometimes bothersome and require treatment. Reviewed by a board-certified ophthalmologist. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss among people over age...

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Eye Drops for Cataracts

Learn about Lanosterol eye drops as a future treatment for cataracts in place of a surgical procedure for some patients. Scientists in California are investigating a naturally occurring steroid called lanosterol that could be used one day to treat...

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Cataract Treatment Options

If you are diagnosed with a cataract, there are treatment options other than surgery that can be considered to replace your clouded lens. If you are diagnosed with a cataract, there are other treatment options that you can consider before choosing...

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Cataracts

Cataracts cause a cloudiness that can impact your vision. Learn what causes cataracts and how surgery can restore your vision and have you seeing clearly.

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Do Statin Drugs Cause Cataracts?

If you're taking statin drugs, you may be concerned about cataracts. Learn about the link between the two and how you can reduce your risk. Recent studies have shown that statin drugs may significantly increase the risk of...

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Congenital Cataracts in Babies and Children

A congenital or pediatric cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that can cause blurry vision in children. It is a common belief that cataracts only occur in the eyes of older people. However, babies and children can be born with cataracts,...

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How Much Does Cataract Surgery Cost?

The average cost of cataract surgery varies based on the type of procedure. What you will pay out of pocket depends on your insurance coverage. Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed eye surgeries in the United States, but it can be...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Cataracts

Age-related changes to the lens of the eye is the most common cause of cataracts, but they may be congenital or due to medications or other factors. Most people will eventually develop cataracts, which commonly occur due to the aging of the lens of...

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Symptoms of Cataracts

Symptoms of cataracts can include blurriness, double vision, faded-looking colors, poor night vision, halos around lights, and light sensitivity. Unless you know the signs, you may not even notice at first that you have a cataract. These can often...

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What Is Nuclear Sclerosis?

Nuclear sclerosis is a type of cataract that affects the nucleus of the eye and can lead to cataracts, making the lens of the nucleus look cloudy. Nuclear sclerosis is a primarily age-related eye condition in which the nucleus, or central part of...

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