A 67 year old man presented with poor vision, blurring, and glare 16 months after bilateral cataract operations.
Ahead, lay a sleepy Nubian town, and beyond lay an angry cataract ; the water boiled and frothed through the gorge and over hidden rocks.
If the reflection is white instead, the child should be referred to a specialist immediately, as it can be a sign of a cataract or other eye condition.
An incision was made through the cornea and ultrasound used to break up the cataract .
Further compaction causes opacities to develop within the lens - cataract formation.
The study identifies age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract , and diabetic retinopathy as the most common eye diseases in Americans age 40 and over.
Last November I had a cataract successfully removed from my right eye at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, and last Wednesday had a similar successful operation on my left eye.
In the past, people suffered with worsening vision until the cataract was mature or ‘ripe.’
But as the clouding progresses, the cataract eventually interferes with your vision.
A cataract is also a waterfall - a glorious force that washes away so much you're glad to be rid of, perhaps with some cleansing tears as a finale.