Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is a cataract?
  2. What is the lens?
  3. How do cataracts develop?
  4. Who is at risk for cataract?
  5. What are the symptoms of a cataract?
  6. Are there other types of cataract?
  7. What can I do to lower my risk for cataract?
  8. How is a cataract detected?
  9. How is a cataract treated?
  10. How do I know if cataract surgery is right for me?
  11. Who performs the surgery?
  12. Is cataract surgery effective?
  13. Are there different types of cataract surgery?
  14. What happens to the lens?
  15. What are the risks of cataract surgery?
  16. What happens before surgery?
  17. What happens during surgery?
  18. What happens after surgery?
  19. Can problems develop after surgery?
  20. When will my vision be normal again?
  21. What can I do if I already have lost some vision from cataract?
  22. What can I do to protect my vision?
  23. Where can I get more information?

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