Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Monday, 23 February 2015
Age-related cataracts are the leading cause of low vision and blindness throughout the world. Up to 30% of people over the age of 50 will develop them. By age 75, about 70% will have cataracts. Surgery to remove cataracts has become almost routine.
Cataracts develop when proteins build up in the lens of the eye making it cloudy. It happens with age and is primarily due to