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Other age-related incipient cataract Save

ICD-10 code: H25.09

Chapter: Diseases of the eye and adnexia

What is Other Age-Related Incipient Cataract?

Other age-related incipient cataract refers to the early stages of cataracts that develop in people over the age of 40. Cataracts are a common eye condition that occurs when the clear lens in the eye becomes cloudy. This cloudiness can cause vision problems, including blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and difficulty seeing at night. Other age-related incipient cataract is the beginning stage of this condition and can be treated to prevent further vision loss.

Causes of Other Age-Related Incipient Cataract

Other age-related incipient cataract is caused by the natural aging process of the eye. As we get older, the proteins in our lens begin to break down, causing the lens to become cloudy. Other factors that can contribute to the development of cataracts include:

  1. Diabetes
  2. Smoking
  3. Prolonged exposure to sunlight
  4. Poor nutrition
  5. Eye injuries
Symptoms of Other Age-Related Incipient Cataract

The symptoms of other age-related incipient cataract can include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Difficulty seeing at night
  • Fading or yellowing of colors
  • Difficulty reading or doing close work
  • Double vision in one eye
Treatment for Other Age-Related Incipient Cataract

There are a few treatment options available for other age-related incipient cataract. In the early stages, your eye doctor may recommend changes to your eyeglass prescription or the use of magnifying lenses. As the condition progresses, cataract surgery may be necessary to remove the cloudy lens and replace it with an artificial lens.

If you are experiencing symptoms of other age-related incipient cataract, it is important to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor. Early detection and treatment can help prevent further vision loss and improve your overall eye health.