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Cataract

Cataract

Lens of the eye clouded by a cataract

A cataract is a partial or complete cloudiness in the lens in the eye. The lens is enclosed by the lens capsule. The cornea is the clear outer layer at the front of the eye.

By Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
Last Revised August 8, 2013

Last Revised: August 8, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology

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