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Treatment for Cataracts

The treatment and management of cataracts may involve lifestyle changes, medication, and surgery. Lifestyle changes and medication can sometimes control the symptoms of cataracts, but surgery is required to "cure" cataracts.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationSurgery

Revision Information

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology website. Available at:

  • The Merck Manual of Medical Information. 17th ed. Simon and Schuster, Inc; 2000.

  • National Eye Institute website. Available at:

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