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Cataracts may develop with advancing age or in response to diseases such as diabetes. A cataract appears as a cloudy area in the lens.


Review Date: 11/3/2010
Reviewed By: Daniel E. Bustos, MD, MS, Private Practice specializing in Comprehensive Ophthalmology in Eugene, OR. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Previously reviwed by Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California (8/31/2010).
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