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OverviewCataracts may develop with advancing age or in response to diseases such as diabetes. A cataract appears as a cloudy area in the lens.
Update Date 9/16/2011
Updated by: Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.