Am I a Candidate?
Learn about the types of cataract that can affect your vision.
There are several methods of cataract removal and replacement.
More than 2.5 million Canadians have cataracts. They are painless, develop within the existing lenses in your eyes, and are usually detected during routine eye exams.
Fortunately, cataracts can be removed and your vision can be restored. Surgery is usually recommended once a person feels their vision interferes with daily activities such as driving, reading or watching TV. It removes the cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial one.