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Cataract Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • You should see a healthcare provider if you have symptoms of a cataract like blurry vision or difficulty seeing at night.
  • Cataracts can be treated with eyeglasses and other strategies, or surgery may be needed.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Flashes of light in one or both eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Sudden appearance of several floaters (small dark spots or squiggly lines that float across your vision)
  • Gradually reduced peripheral vision
  • A curtain-like shadow over your field of vision
  • Eye pain along with vision changes

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