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What Are Cataracts? – Brit Lab

What exactly is a Cateract. Greg Foot explains all as well as shoing us how they are treated. ***NOT FOR THE SQEAMISH***

Cataract surgery footage courtesy of Forces Of Nature (BBC) – see more Forces Of Nature Here – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMrtJn-MOYmeBGBoIsTjPnDu3KVjweMIh

Footnotes

1) http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cataracts-age-related/Pages/Introduction.aspx
2) http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cataracts-age-related/Pages/Introduction.aspx
3) https://nei.nih.gov/health/cataract/cataract_facts
4) http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/579850_2 and http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/42710/InTech-The_history_of_cataract_surgery.pdf
5) http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/42710/InTech-The_history_of_cataract_surgery.pdf
6) http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/579850_2
7) http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cataract-surgery/Pages/Introduction.aspx
8) http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cataract-surgery/Pages/How-it-is-performed.aspx
9) http://www.ophthalmologyweb.com/Tech-Spotlights/26540-Ophthalmic-Surgical-Dyes-VisionBlue-and-MembraneBlue/
10) https://www.kch.nhs.uk/Doc/pl%20-%20301.5%20-%20cataract%20surgery.pdf
11) https://www.kch.nhs.uk/Doc/pl%20-%20301.5%20-%20cataract%20surgery.pdf
12) https://www.kch.nhs.uk/Doc/pl%20-%20301.5%20-%20cataract%20surgery.pdf

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