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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Can cataracts be prevented? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    You can prevent them to a certain extent, however with age they are bound to come.

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  • 2. 

    It’s possible to have cataracts and not realize it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cataracts are gradual, so you may not notice you have one until you are near blind.

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  • 3. 

    If lights are brighter but colors are more faded, is it time to see a doctor? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Symptoms
    -cloudy vision
    -faded colors
    -sensitive to light
    -difficulty seeing at night

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  • 4. 

    Living with cataracts is no big deal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If you live with cataracts for to long, you will not be able to do tasks that were once easy. Playing cards and driving will become extremely difficult if you dont get it fixed.

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  • 5. 

    Cataract surgery is uncommon.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    There are over 3 million cataract surgeries in the United States each year. This makes it once of the most common surgeries.

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  • 6. 

    Cataract surgery is highly effective.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cataract surgery is highly effective because it involves removing the cloudy lens of the eye and replacing it with an artificial lens, which significantly improves vision. This surgical procedure has a high success rate and can restore clear vision in most cases. It is a common and well-established treatment for cataracts, and many people experience improved eyesight and quality of life after undergoing this surgery.

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  • 7. 

    Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgical procedures.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    There is a 98% success rate.

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  • 8. 

    Cataract surgery is a time-consuming ordeal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    After your surgery you will receive an eye patch and wait an hour for doctors to give you another look over. Other than that you will have your medicine to take, but you can do that at home.

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  • 9. 

    Cataract surgery can also correct other vision conditions, like astigmatism.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When they give you a new lens its man made. This make your eyesight slightly improve. Which help get rid of astigmatisms.

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  • 10. 

    Are there lifestyle choices to reduce the chances of getting a cataract? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If you have diabetes or may be obese these increase your chances of getting a cataract.

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