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Cataract surgery - series—Indications

Indications

Overview

Surgery is usually recommended for people who have vision problems or other major problems caused by the cataract.

Review Date 8/15/2017

Updated by: Franklin W. Lusby, MD, ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. Editorial update 12/28/2017.

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