June is Cataract Awareness Month. Today, cataracts affect more than 22 million Americans age 40 and older, and more than 30 million Americans are expected to have cataracts by the year 2020.
Your Sight Matters: June is Cataract Awareness Month
A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. The lens of the eye is located behind the pupil and the colored iris, which normally is transparent.