Fast Fact: Cataracts
Video Transcript

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"Did you know that about 90% of people who are over 65 years old have cataracts?

Cataracts do not cause blindness but it can make your vision become blurry. The lens of the eye clouds up and develops slowly with no pressure build-up. Symptoms of cataracts include clouded or blurred vision, difficulty seeing at nighttime, seeing halo around lights, seeing colors as being less bright, and double vision.

You can address your cataracts by getting glasses, increasing your prescription, or getting surgery."

Are you aware that 90 percent of people who are aged 65 and older have cataracts? Watch this video to learn more.