Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care warning signs Prevention Complications Underlying Cause drugs Anatomy

Cataracts Evaluation

The evaluation of cataracts begins with a medical history and physical examination.

The diagnosis of cataracts is usually made during an eye examination.

Special vision testing, such as glare testing and contrast sensitivity, may be required to make the diagnosis.

Continue to Cataracts Treatment

Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Cataracts References
  1. Asbell PA, Dualan I, Mindel J, Brocks D, Ahmad M, Epstein S. Age-related cataract. Lancet. 2005 Feb 12-18;365(9459):599-609. [15708105]
  2. Kyselova Z, Stefek M, Bauer V. Pharmacological prevention of diabetic cataract. J Diabetes Complications. 2004 Mar-Apr;18(2):129-40. [15120709]
  3. Shichi H. Cataract formation and prevention. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2004 Jun;13(6):691-701. [15174955]
  4. Zetterstrom C, Lundvall A, Kugelberg M. Cataracts in children. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Apr;31(4):824-40. [15899463]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.