As you age, the lens of your eye gradually becomes cloudy, causing blurry vision. In the early stages, changing your glasses prescription may solve the problem. When that no longer works, removing the cataract through surgery is the only way to restore your vision. Cataract surgery is the most common surgical procedure performed on adults in the United States.
Cataract surgery is an outpatient procedure, it usually does not require general anesthesia. In fact, most patients resume normal activities in a few days.