Williamson Eye Institute optometrist explaining cataracts to patients for cataracts awareness month.

What You Need to Know About Cataracts

Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? That’s right, there’s a whole month devoted to making sure that you are knowledgeable on the world’s leading cause of blindness.

51% of blindness in the world today has been caused by cataracts, totalling about 95 million individuals. That’s why it’s important that you’re aware of what a cataract is, how to identify it, and how to avoid and treat it. The more you recognize early signs and stages, the more likely you are to catch the disease and stop it in its tracks.

Here’s what you need to know about cataracts.

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