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Cigarette smokers may have high risk of developing cataracts.
Increased dietary exposure to lutein and zeaxanthin may help fight off cataract formation in men.
The risk of eye diseases, including cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration, may drop significantly with increasing intake of antioxidant-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables.
Antidepressant users may have a high propensity to develop cataracts.
Cigarette smoking may promote the development of some types of age-related cataracts, such as nuclear and posterior subcapsular cataracts.
Increased consumption of foods with plenty of vitamin E, lutein, alpha-carotene, and zeaxanthin may contribute positively to the prevention of age-related cataract.
Adequate intake of diets dominated by foods rich in vitamin C may help guard against the development of cataract in old people.