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Immediately behind the pupil in the eye is a living lens which provides about a third of the focusing power of the eye. As we become older it becomes a little cloudy and at a certain level of cloudiness it becomes a cataract. At a denser level it needs to be removed which is done in a short operation, which is usually very successful.