Friday, 28 April 2017

An Eye Clinic Shares the Three Major Types of Cataracts Among Patients

You may already know that cataracts is a condition that presents itself as clouding of the eye that eventually causes impairment. However, as a visit to an eye clinic might reveal, you may not know there are different types of cataracts. Each have their own distinctive symptoms that you should be aware of. 
Posterior Subcapsular 
This form of cataract begins to form as a cloudy area on the back surface of the lens. It’s also referred to as a subcapsular because it forms itself under a small membrane known as a lens capsule, which normally encloses the lens in place. 
These types of cataracts create a halo effect, making it difficult for the patient to read. Those most likely to suffer from posterior subcapsular are people with extreme near-sightedness, diabetes, or retinitis pigmentosa. It forms quickly and can be detected within months of formation. Read more on this article: