is a cloudiness that develops in the lens of the eye. It is often caused by old age. Other causes include diabetes, hypertension, trauma and exposure to UV light or radiation.
As Cataracts become more opaque, visual acuity is lost. Vision becomes blurry, while contrast and color become less vivid.
Alabama Eye Bank is now Advancing Sight
After 50 years of impacting donors and recipient families around the world, Alabama Eye Bank is proud to say we’re still focused on purpose. Alabama Eye Bank is becoming ‘Advancing Sight Network’ as we grow our services. Our commitment is to deliver the highest quality tissue possible, whether it be to transplant surgeons, research entities, hospitals, or overseas partners.