“Cataracts are like …
… looking through sunglasses all the time.”
… looking through a foggy windshield.”
… gray hair and wrinkles. If we have had enough birthdays, they happen to all of us.”
When to use them: To help patients better understand cataracts and reassure them during a diagnosis.
Sources: Dr. Megan Lott, Lexington Eye Care, Lexington, MS, Dr. Selina McGee, Precision Vision, Edmond, OK, Dr. Cynthia Sayers, EyeShop Optical Center, Columbus, OH