Table 1

Distribution of LOCS III nuclear colour and opalescence gradings in 113 eyes with gradable photographs according to subject type (healthy or from cataract waiting list)

LOCS III scoreNumber of eyes (%)
Nuclear opalescenceNuclear colour
HealthyCataractHealthyCataract
0.1–0.930  (54.6%)019  (34.6%)0
1.0–1.923 (41.8%)2  (3.5%)22 (40.0%)0
2.0–2.92 (3.6%)13 (22.4%)13 (23.6%)15  (25.9%)
3.0–3.9019 (32.8%)1 (1.8%)21 (36.2%)
4.0–4.9015 (25.9%)015 (25.9%)
5.0–5.905 (8.6%)02 (3.5%)
6.0–6.904 (6.9%)05 (8.6%)
All55 (100%)58 (100%)55 (100%)58 (100%)