A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. Looking through a cloudy lens is like trying to see through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision can make it more difficult to read, drive a car — especially at night — or see the expression on a friend's face. Cataracts commonly affect distance vision and cause problems with glare. They generally don't cause irritation or pain.
Signs and symptoms of cataracts include:
Any symptoms or problems with your vision should be discussed with an eye care professional.
For more information on Cataracts visit:
The Mayo Clinic
The National Eye Institute