What Is The Cause Of Cataracts In The Eye?

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil.
Besides advancing age, cataract risk factors include:

  • Ultraviolet radiation from sunlight and other sources.
  • Diabetes.
  • Hypertension.
  • Obesity.
  • Smoking.
  • Prolonged use of corticosteroid medications.
  • Statin medicines used to reduce cholesterol.
  • Previous eye injury or inflammation.
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