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How quickly does cataracts develop in the eye do to eye injury?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

From immediately to years after the injury.

In brief: Varies

From immediately to years after the injury.
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Trauma & Cataracts

Cataracts (white lens change): most often due to or made worse by (most common first): aging, genetics predisposition, excessive sun exposure, smoking, diabetes, steroids, previous trauma, inflammation, infection in the eye causing inflammation; previous intraocular eye surgery; other genetic issues; can be congenital.
Cataract can occur at time of trauma or take yrs to occur depends on injury.

In brief: Trauma & Cataracts

Cataracts (white lens change): most often due to or made worse by (most common first): aging, genetics predisposition, excessive sun exposure, smoking, diabetes, steroids, previous trauma, inflammation, infection in the eye causing inflammation; previous intraocular eye surgery; other genetic issues; can be congenital.
Cataract can occur at time of trauma or take yrs to occur depends on injury.
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