It is possible that the main title of the report Cataracts is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Smoking. People who smoke are more likely to
develop cataracts. Smoking may damage the lens of the eye by leading to the
formation of chemicals called
free radicals. High levels of free radicals can damage
cells, including those in the lens of the eye.
Infection during pregnancy. If a woman has certain
infections during pregnancy, such as
chickenpox, the baby may develop a cataract before