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Cataracts are a normal part of aging.  The older the person, the greater the probability is of occurrence and progression of cataracts.

However there are times when the cataracts are at earlier ages, especially in people with certain diseases such as:


Ocular Trauma

Intraocular inflamation

High myopia


Use of steroids (*)

It is worth mentioning that you can be born with a congenital cataract which can be hereditary or viral diseases of the mother during pregnancy, such as rubella.

Cataracts may also occur after an eye injury or some predisposed families.

Nearly three out of four people over 75 suffer from cataracts; most people with cataracts have them in both eyes However, one eye may be worse than the other because each cataract develops at different speeds.

(*) Steroids are powerful medicines that have side effects, may even weaken bones and cause cataracts, and is frequently used in many and varied diseases, such as:



Autoimmune diseases such as lupus and multiple sclerosis

skin conditions such as eczema and rashes

some cancers

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