Cloudy Vision May Signify a Cataract

Your eyes’ natural lenses are normally crystal clear. As you grow older, proteins begin to build-up in the lens, gradually diminishing your vision. This is a cataract. Most cataracts progress slowly, and many people can live for years with the condition without the need for surgery.

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Symptoms of Cataracts

In the early stages, you may not have any cataract symptoms. As they grow in size and opacity, you may begin to notice:

  • Cloudy or blurry vision
  • Colors appear muted or dull
  • “Halo” or haze around lights, especially at night
  • Double or multiple vision

Regular eye exams can alert you to the presence of cataracts so treatment can be administered, if necessary. The only way to correct a cataract is through cataract surgery. Contact us today to learn more about cataract surgery in Rapid City.

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