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Do cataracts affect balance?          

There is no direct effect. However, reduced vision can make ambulation and other activities more difficult. If you are suddenly having new balance problems, you should see your family physician.

Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD  Dr. Charles P. Wilkinson

Categories: Cataracts

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