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A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. Proteins and fibers in the lens break down, causing vision to become hazy. People who have cataracts will experience foggy cloudy blurry vision, more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night). . They will need stronger lighting and change of eyeglasses Rx. But if the daily activities impaired, cataract surgery is needed.
Nuclear Sclerosis Cataract
Posterior Subcapsular Cataract (PSC)
This is a congenital lens opacity that occurs at the location of closure of the fetal lenticular nucleus. These are rarely visually significant. The Y sutures demarcate the boundaries between the lens cortex, which is peripheral to the Y sutures, and the lens nucleus, which is within and includes the Y sutures. The anterior Y suture is oriented upright, and the posterior Y suture is inverted.
Lamellar or Zonular Cataract