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More Information About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

Find Online Resources for More Information About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

  • All About Vision - Cataract signs and symptoms, causes, and treatment, with illustrations of the functional visual effects of cataracts.
  • DocShop.com - 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
  • MayoClinic.com - Cataracts: An introduction, signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, treatment, self-care, and prevention
  • Medline Plus - An interactive tutorial about cataracts
  • 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 and risk factors, symptoms and detection, treatment and prevention, frequently asked questions
  • StLukesEye.com - Cataracts defined, with illustrations of the functional visual effects of cataracts. Includes information on cataract surgery, including selecting an implant and frequently asked questions
  • Vision Channel - An overview of cataracts, including types, causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis
  • West Texas Eye Associates - An explanation of cataracts and cataract surgery, with illustrations of the functional visual effects of cataracts

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