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My brother has posterior subcapsular cataracts. He has been

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diagonsed for about a year...
My brother has posterior subcapsular cataracts. He has been diagonsed for about a year. His vision has been declining and he now tells me that he cannot see anything, that he is blind. Is there anything that can be done and is surgery still an option?
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Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Yes, he can be treated. Thankfully when it comes to cataracts it is almost never too Kate and surgery is almost certainly still an option ti correct his vision. Does this make sense?
Doctor DanB : That should say it is never to late (not Kate). :)
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