Cataract Awareness Month: Shedding Light on Vision Health

2024-05-29T09:29:56-04:00May 29th, 2024|Categories: Eye Sight|Tags: , |

June marks Cataract Awareness Month, a critical period dedicated to increasing understanding about cataracts, their impact on vision, and the importance of early detection and treatment. Cataracts, which cause the lens of the eye to become cloudy, are a leading cause of vision impairment globally. This month aims to educate the public about the risks, symptoms, and advances in treatment that can help restore clear vision.   Understanding Cataracts A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. For individuals with cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. This clouded vision can make it difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night), or see the expressions on people's faces.   Cataracts [...]