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Cataract surgery
If you're finding it harder to read, drive at night or see someone's expression, cataracts may be to blame. A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the lens of your eye and, in most cases, replace it with an artificial lens. Here's what you need to know.


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