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Cataracts

Cataracts Overview

Henry Eye clinic in Northwest Arkansas

Cataracts

DESCRIPTION

Usually developing over time, cataracts cause a gradual loss of vision and are best characterized by yellowed and blurred vision. They are most commonly found in the elderly and can be in one or both eyes.

SYMPTOMS

Yellow tint, blurred vision, cloudy vision, sensitivity to light, “halos” around light sources, frequent changes in contact/glasses prescription, double vision, noticeable difference in vision when driving or reading

DETECTION AND TREATMENT

There are several methods to detect cataracts, and your Henry Eye Clinic eye specialist may perform one or more to see if you have cataracts. These include a visual acuity test, a dilated eye exam, and a slit-lamp examination. Treatments for cataracts range from prescription glasses to surgery. Click to learn more about Advanced Cataract Surgery.

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