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El tratamiento y control de cataratas podría involucrar cambios en el estilo de vida, medicamentos, y cirugía. Los cambios en el estilo de vida y los medicamentos algunas veces pueden controlar los síntomas de cataratas, pero se requiere cirugía para "curar" las cataratas.

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:

Cambios en el estilo de vida
Medicamentos
Cirugía

Referencias:

American Academy of Ophthalmologywebsite. Disponible en: http://www.aao.org/ .

The Merck Manual of Medical Information. 17th ed. Simon and Schuster, Inc; 2000.

National Eye Institute website. Disponible en: http://www.nei.nih.gov/ .



Last reviewed septiembre 2011 by Christopher Cheyer, MD

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