A cataract removal surgery helps in the removal of clouding of the lens in the eye, which was making it difficult for you to see things clearly. This condition is commonly found in aged people but there is no reason to believe that younger people are not susceptible to it. So if your vision has started to cloud up, it is best to go for a cataract removal surgery and replace the lens with a plastic implant. Though it may scare you, this surgery can also help in improving your eyesight and make it easier for you to deal with daily chores. Having a cataract doesn't always mean that you have to go for a cataract removal surgery. In those instances, you may not be able to notice the problems that you come across and you can correct your vision simply by wearing prescribed glasses, magnifying glass or depend on bright lighting. But when you don't undergo cataract removal surgery, your cataract would grow and can lead to complicated symptoms and problems in daily chores. It is best to proceed with the cataract removal surgery if your cataract is intervening with your daily life and you are experiencing troubles in normal activities. There are various types of intraocular lens, which can restore your vision in the right way. But you should try to follow all the preoperative instructions so that you don't face any risks before and after your surgery. An alternative to this treatment is the Lasik eye surgery / eye laser surgery.