Health Tip: Signs That You Have Cataracts

-- Cataracts are an eye condition characterized by a cloudiness of the eye's lens. They usually develop slowly as a person gets older.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine offers this list of cataract symptoms:

  • Vision that appears foggy or cloudy; as if there's a film over the eye.
  • Inability to see colors as vividly as before.
  • Seeing double.
  • Problems seeing well at night.
  • Seeing an aura or halo surrounding lights.
  • Increased sensitivity to glaring lights.
  • Difficulty in differentiating shapes or similar colors.

Posted: November 2009


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