Several factors can increase the risk of cataract; however, the real causes are not fully understood. In addition to increasing age, also dietary habits, hormonal changes, smoking, warmer climate and stronger sunlight may play a role.
Physicians found an association between cataract and diabetes or some medicinal products such as steroids. In some cases, injuries may also contribute to its development, and genetic background is being researched in the area of cataract, too.
Signs of cataract include the following symptoms.
This project is funded by the European Union and the Hungarian Government. (GINOP1.3.2-15-2018-00039)