What is Cataract?

A cataract is a clouding of the clear lens in the eye and is one of the leading causes of vision impairment. While cataracts most commonly occur in those who are older, they can develop in younger people as well. Some people are born with a cataract.

Further information resources for patients:

RANZCO advice


Find an Eye Specialist

For Specialists:

Australian Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons


Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery