Online Resources for More Information

  • All About Vision: Cataract signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment, with illustrations of the functional visual effects of cataracts.
  • A cataract surgery guide, including information about symptoms, types, diagnosis, and treatment
  • The Macula Center: Also about cataracts, including causes, prevention, surgery, and illustrations of the functional visual effects of cataracts
  • Cataracts: An introduction, signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, treatment, self-care, and prevention
  • National Eye Institute: Facts about cataracts: A definition, causes and risk factors, symptoms and detection, treatment, current research
  • National Institutes of Health: Senior Health: Cataracts: definition, development, risk factors, symptoms, detection, treatment and prevention, frequently asked questions