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Cataract which is the clouding of natural lens of eye is the leading cause of preventable blindness. Out of the collard lilied blind population of about 25 million, Cataract accounts for 80% of the cases i.e. roughly 20 million of this. It occurs usually in older age group, although can be seen infrequently in children and middle age group. India accounts for roughly half the cataract patients
CAUSES OF CATARACT:
Aging-Age related cataract.
Work related-Excess sunlight.
Diseases and drugs: like Diabetes, Hypertension, Steroids
(Taken for skin or arthritis or asthma)
Local Eye diseases-Uveitis/glaucoma
Juvenile-Cataract can occur at early age because of hereditary predispositions or drugs taken by mother during pregnancy.