Cataract

What is a Cataract ?

The eye is just like a camera, inside the eye is a lens that helps focus the light onto the retina. The lens can suffer from clouding which is a condition known as cataract. When the lens becomes cloudy the result is a haziness which reduces the quality of vision. The most common reason for this clouding of vision is age related, as such as you age it's very important to have regular eye sight examinations. If you feel you are suffering from blurred vision book an eye test and find the cause.

What are the symptoms?

Some of the most common signs of a cataract is:

  • Difficulty reading in low light conditions
  • Cloudy, blurred or fading colours.
  • Glare from headlights.
  • Frequent change in prescription.

cataracts-McConnell-Optometry-Warwick

How is a cataract treated ?

When a cataract starts to develop and in the early stages a new