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A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery.

A cataract can occur in either or both eyes. It cannot spread from one eye to the other.
Study reveals genetic mutation associated with exfoliation syndrome

Study reveals genetic mutation associated with exfoliation syndrome

Protein imbalance leads to cataract

Protein imbalance leads to cataract

The eye launches an immune response in the lens following injury

The eye launches an immune response in the lens following injury