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Smoking and risk of age-related cataract: a meta-analysis.

​Cigarette smoking may promote the development of some types of age-related cataracts, such as nuclear and posterior subcapsular cataracts.

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Association of blood antioxidants and vitamins with risk of age-related cataract: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Increased consumption of foods with plenty of vitamin E, lutein, alpha-carotene, and zeaxanthin may contribute positively to the prevention of age-related cataract.

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Reduce Cataract Risk With Dietary Antioxidants

Cataract With Surgical Instrument
From 2000 to 2010, the number of cataract cases in the United States rose from 20.5 million to 24.4 million. The National Eye Institute estimates the number of people with cataracts will double from 24.4 million in 2010 to 50 million by 2050. Cataracts are cloudy patches that develops in the lens of the eye, causing blurred vision. This e...
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