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I Learned The Anatomy Of A Cataract

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    What The Hell Is A Cataract?

         Last Thursday I had a Cataract removed from my left eye.  Next Thursday I will have one removed from my right eye.     I had never really thought about what a Cataract was,  I knew the general idea was that you couldn't see through them.  I suppose if they are bad...
    mewold mewold 66-70, M 9 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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