Cataracts is where the clear lens inside your eye becomes cloudy. This happens over time as you get older. Regular eye examinations are important so the Optician can monitor you vision and recommend treatment if necessary. You should have an eye examination with an Optometrist 6 weeks after cataract surgery.


Cataract symptons:

  • You may be more light sensitive both in bright light and at night where car headlights and street lights may appear dazzling

  • Vision is not clear even with the best visual correction


Tips that may prevent or delay cataracts:

  • Stop smoking

  • (LINK) Protect your eyes from UV light and high energy blue light with UV and blue light absorbing sunglasses and spectacles or UV blocking contact lenses

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