Tips, Tools, and Good-to-Know Information for Veteran Eye Health

Veterans & Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of reversible blindness globally and a common condition for older Veterans in the US. The disease affects the lens of the eye where a clouding of the lens forms gradually, and keeps light from focusing on the retina. This makes your vision blurry, can cause sensitivity to light, and make it hard to see at night.  

Below are some things that you can do at home to help keep your eyes healthy and slow the onset of cataracts and other eye diseases.