AAOphth offers answers to common questions about cataracts

In honor of Cataract Awareness Month in June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has provided answers to 250 commonly asked questions about cataracts.

San Francisco-In honor of Cataract Awareness Month in June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has provided answers to 250 commonly asked questions about cataracts

Ophthalmologists have answered questions about cataracts and their treatment on through the Ask an Eye M.D. section of the GetEyeSmart.org website. The site also offers answers to questions about a variety of ocular diseases and conditions.

"While cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions-especially for older adults-when and why to seek treatment and what kind can be a complex decision," said Daniel J. Briceland, MD.