Can My Eyes Get Cataracts?
I am 15 years old, I often see cellphones, I have experienced the characteristics of the eyes affected by cataracts, for example, see hola light near the lights, but not when looking at the lights of a car or motorcycle, blurring at night I also experience it, but if you see double or color fade I did not experience it, am I affected by cataracts?
Hello Faizal, Thank you for the question.
Cataract is a condition of clouding of the lens of the eye which is generally caused by aging. Some of the symptoms experienced by people with cataracts are seeing halo (halos), blurred vision, foggy vision, disturbed vision at night, seeing colors become unclear / faded, double vision. Complaints seeing halo is indeed one of the symptoms of cataracts. However, this complaint can also be caused by other eye health conditions such as:
If this complaint has been going on for some time and is very disturbing, you should immediately consult an eye specialist. The doctor will ask about this complaint and do a thorough examination of your eyes. After ascertaining the cause, the doctor will provide further treatment.
In the meantime, please maintain eye health by:
restrict the use of electronic devices
adjust the lighting of electronic devices and rooms to be comfortable for your eyes
read or use electronic devices at a good reading distance
Hopefully this information is useful.