Fast Five Quiz: Can You Properly Address Cataracts?

Robert H. Graham, MD


July 22, 2015

A cataract is an opacification of the lens. Congenital cataracts are usually diagnosed at birth. If a cataract goes undetected in an infant, permanent vision loss may ensue. In addition to congenital cataracts, several other forms are recognized, including senile cataract, traumatic cataract, and posterior pole cataract. Given the potential for serious vision loss in some cases, how much do you know about the different types of cataracts, as well as best treatment practices? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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