Cataract

Lens and Cataract

Cataracts are caused by a clouding of the crystalline lens inside the eye. Most cataracts occur as people age, but some children are born with cataracts. If the lenses are cloudy in both eyes, children need urgent treatment to prevent irreversible blindness.

People involved

Dr. Annegret Dahlmann-Noor
Dr. Maria Theodorou
Miss Gill Adams
Prof. Sir Peng Tee Khaw
Miss Maria Papadopoulos
Mr John Brookes
Mrs Marie Restori
Dr Adam Dubis