Cataracts and Lens Problems in Horses

Editor’s Note: This article was revised by the author to reflect new and updated information in November 2017.

A cataract can partially or fully obscure your horse’s vision, but surgical treatment can be successful

Everyone has heard of cataracts. We think of them as affecting older humans, and sometimes they are found in children and young adults. Yet, cataracts also are seen in horses. A cataract is an opacity or clouding of the lens (a large transparent structure found midway between the corn

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