In Senile cataract, one experiences with severe age related vision issues because of the steady thickening of the eye lens, which is also progressive in nature. Such individuals would have constant trouble with vision issues ranging from double vision to blurriness and trouble reading and writing. They could also have a myopic shift and decreased visual acuity.
HOW IS SENILE CATARACT DIAGNOSED?
The diagnostic tests to detect the problem might include eye examinations such as slit lamp, swinging flashlight, various imaging tests such as CT scan, MRI and ultrasonography. The ophthalmologist may further recommend visual acuity tests.
HOW IS SENILE CATARACT TREATED?
Lens Extraction is the definitive treatment for Senile Cataract.
DID YOU KNOW?
Even though these methods are known to help in a lot of cases there could be irreversible damage to the lenses of the eyes making it difficult to treat the senile cataract.