En español | Steven Santos lost sight of the world gradually. The words in the daily newspaper became so blurry that his reading ritual stopped. While driving, he couldn’t read the street signs. “What was worse,” says the Manor, Texas, resident, “I couldn’t see if the light was red or green or yellow until I was right up on it.” He began driving only when necessary.
Santos, 44, had never had regular eye exams. But after experiencing these symptoms, he finally saw a doctor and was diagnosed with cataracts. He’s got his eyesight back now, thanks to outpatient surgery that replaced his clouded lenses with artificial ones. … Back to Article
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