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 Symptoms

The symptoms of cataracts occur slowly and without pain. Vision becomes gradually worse over many years, and bright light is necessary in order to see clearly.

Symptoms of cataracts include:

  • Gradually worsening vision
    • Increasing need for bright light to see clearly
  • Blurry vision
  • Foggy vision
  • Graying vision:
    • Loss of color
  • Increased glare
  • Seeing halos around lights

Continue to Cataracts Evaluation

Last Updated: May 6, 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.