Cataract : Diagnosis

By doing a comprehensive eye examination, an ophthalmologist can diagnose a cataract and monitor its development.

A comprehensive eye examination usually includes:

Visual acuity test: This is an eye chart test where the doctor will ask the individual to read a letter chart to see how sharp then sight is at various distances.

Pupil dilation: In this test, the pupil (the round black centers of your eyes) is widened with eye drops to allow the doctor to see more of the lens and retina and look for other eye problems.

Other eye tests:
A. Glare test.
B. Contrast sensitivity test.

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