A cataract is a painless clouding of the lens of the eye. Everything looks more blurry, with a cataract. Colors are duller, and night vision deteriorates, too. They are common among older adults and can lead to a disabling loss of vision. Surgery to remove the cloudy lens typically restores vision.
A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. It develops slowly and eventually interferes with your vision.