MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
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Ageing is most important cause of cataract just like our hair become grey & white with advancing age, but there is also cataract since birth called congenital cataract due to some abnormalities in pregnancy, it may also occur after direct injury to eye or indirect injury in head, in diabetic patients if properly not controlled may result into mature cataract within month so diabetic patients are asked to control diabetes to avoid ocular complications eg cataract & diabetic retinopathy, with regards
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