SINGAPORE: Cataract sufferers may be getting younger in Singapore. Some doctors said patients in the 40 to 49 age group now make up 11 per cent of cases, that's a four percentage point increase compared to 10 years ago.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision.
Doctors said more people are now suffering from severe short-sightedness, have diabetes or are taking steroids, all of which can increase the risk of cataracts.............
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