Sudden change in vision

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I have just went through a very sudden change in vision. I've been diagnosed with a small astigmatism from a young age. I developed the need for computer and later reading glasses (bifocals).

Staring several months a go reading and computer glasses no longer needed and saw/read as good

as you.

Suddenly, the TV writing became blurred to point unreadable and most things beyond. I saw the picture fine, just the words. Distance was bad for reading then other. This took place over a couple days. That

night all lights became "starburst". Pretty but so sudden extremely concerned. No cloudiness to eyes but

diagnosed as cataracts. Never heard of cataracts associated with overnight changes.

Ophthalmologist indicated cataract surgery. What's up?

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    There are different types of cataracts. Some are very slow growing and cause problems very slowly over several years.

    Then there are fast growing cataracts which produce problems within a short space of time... It sounds as though you have this type,and an ophthalmology consultant would usually recommend surgery fairly swiftly.

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