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Could blunt force injury to the face and eyes cause traumatic cataracts?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract.
That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists.

In brief: Yes

Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract.
That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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