A cataract is a clouding of the lens of your eye which may cause your vision to be blurry or misty. They appear as opaque, cloudy patches on your eye.
The problem usually appears at an older age, especially over 65, however being young doesn’t always mean you’re safe from it.
The only way to permanently and effectively reduce cataract symptoms and the cataract itself is surgery. Naturally, people are afraid of every surgical intervention, either because of the pain they might feel or the procedure itself, with its consequences.
Our next paragraph will explain the whether pain is a necessary evil that’s part of the treatment or not.