What cause cataract?
This is a disease that happens often after or at the age of 60 when the vision gets blurry and cannot be corrected by any lens. This is the situation when the vision of an old person gets cloudy and known as a cataract. It is a very common disease among older adults and can be treated by eye doctors.
A cataract is a dense cloudy portion that happens in the eyes’ lens. It starts when the eye protein starts forming clusters that stop the lens from sending a clear image to the retina. Retina has a function of converting the light that approaches throughout the indication of the lens. It hurls the signal to the optic nerve that carries them to the brain.
A cataract starts developing slowly and has such no reasons, ultimately hinder with the vision of the eye. Sometimes old-age people end up with cataract in both eyes but it doesn’t develop in both eyes at the same time. . About 45% old age people are suffering from this disease. As per the research in India, more than half of the percentage undergoes into cataract surgery between the ages of 60-80.
Initially, when cataract starts developing, eyeglasses and stronger lightning can assist people to deal with it and see clearly. But after it develops properly it is hard for the person to see properly with naked eyes even with the glasses. The only way to deal with the cataract is surgery as it interferes with the vision.
What causes Cataract?
It is very common to develop cataract at a certain age, it happens when the protein of the eye starts forming a cluster and make the vision of the eye cloudy. The cloudy appearance that forms around the eye stops the light passing through the lens. It sometimes causes a loss to the vision of the eye-sight. There are diverse types of cataract that include:
· Traumatic: This type of cataract forms after an injury to the eye.
· Age-related: This is a common type of cataract that forms at a particular age, usually when people cross 60.
· Secondary: This is a type of cataract that happens as an outcome of some medical conditions such as diabetes. This cataract can also be formed in the eye after being into contact with toxic substances, radiation""
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