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What is a Cataract?

The clear lens of the eye (behind the iris) focuses light to provide sharp images. If this becomes cloudy and hardens causing a loss of sight, this is called a Cataract.

Cataracts are painless and gradually develop over a long period of time.

Over 50% of people aged over 65 have some form of cataract development and most cases can be treated successfully with surgery where the lens is replaced by a clear plastic one.

It can be caused by age, trauma, diabetes, long term steroid therapy and excessive exposure to UV light or can be hereditary.

Cataracts

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Branch Opening Hours:

Mon: 9:30 – 5:30
Tue: 9:30 – 5:30
Wed: 9:30 – 5:30
Thu: Roscrea
  9:30 – 5:30
Thu: Nenagh/Thurles
  9:30 – 7:30
Fri: 9:30 – 5:30
Sat: 9:30 – 5:30

Nenagh | Roscrea | Thurles

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