- Symptoms: glare and decreased visual acuity especially during bright sunlight, but see well in dim illumination.
- Signs: granular opacities in the posterior pole of cortex adjacent to the posterior capsule.
- May be age-related or occur as a complication of other conditions such as intraocular inflammation (e.g. chronic uveitis), steroid administration, vitreoretinal surgery and trauma.
- May also be related to irradiation and systemic conditions such as diabetes mellitus.