Cloudiness of the crystalline lens resulting in a painless & gradual worsening of your vision.
Most cataracts are normal result of ageing. They can be also caused by injury, toxic chemicals or diseases such as diabetes. Smoking and exposure to ultraviolet light can contribute to the development of cataract
Currently, there is no proven method to prevent cataracts, but using some protection when outdoors and quitting smoking may help.
With the use of specialised equipment, optometrists can diagnose the presence of cataract, even before you notice any symptoms.