What exactly is a cataract?
The word "cataract" is derived from the Greek word katarraktes which loosely translates to waterfall. A congealed fluid from the brain was thought to have poured in front of the lens of the eyes. The clouding of the lens of your eyes is now characterized as an ocular cataract.
When proteins in the eye clump together, it muddles vision by creating a murky, hazy outline. It progressively grows and begins to interfere with your vision, and if not treated, it can lead to total blindness. Among the symptoms of an eye cataract are:
There are various ocular cataract symptoms, including:
Vision that is cloudy/milky/foggy/blurry
Inadequate night vision
Seeing a halo (glare) surrounding lights, especially while staring at headlights at night Double vision in the afflicted eye in a few cases
Observing a colour fade
A stronger reading light is required.
Sensitivity to sunshine and strong lights is increasing.
Changing eyeglass prescriptions on a regular basis