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The most common cause of blindness due to aging and many other associated diseases. It includes a series of conditions that causes either partial or complete blindness due to the opacity of the lens. The listing of below types of cataract gives a glimpse of the conditions and may be easily related to respective diseases.

Mature Cataract

A full blown cataract wherein the lens is 100% opaque and will have complete loss of vision (treatable). This may be the effect of long standing or ignored condition leading to complete & mature cataract. This can affect anybody and not just because of old age.

Immature Cataract

An immature cataract is a stage where the patient still has vision but blurred. It may end up in mature cataract if no precaution is taken. When observed with naked eye, one can make out this condition and can seek opthalmologist opinion.

Traumatic Cataract

Cataract, due to a blunt injury is traumatic cataract. The trauma can be of any nature but over a period of time, the lens becomes opaque simulating an immature cataract.

Sub-luxated Cataract

The lens will be suspended by ciliary muscles and a tear or weakness may have dislodged the lens that can be obviously seen. The condition will have unique symptoms and causes impaired vision due to differential flow of light directly and through the subluxated lens

Cataract is most commonly presented as blurring of vision and most of the times, the patient get back their vision with proper medical / surgical intervention. 

They are most commonly age related and sometimes due to injury. The corrective treatment is most commonly practiced procedure and hence the outcome is really good, in an ideal case.

Any practicing ophthalmologist should be able to treat effectively and have very minimal side effects, based on the patients physical & existing clinical conditions.

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