In the eye care world, there is a mixed variety of reactions a doctor might encounter from a patient after announcing that he or she has signs of a cataract.
“Cataract? Is it bad? But I’m only 65 years old!”
“Ah yes, cataract. It runs in the family so I knew I was going to get It. All my grandparents and also my parents got cataracts.”
“What’s a cataract? Is that the same as macular degeneration?”