Can injury to the face cause traumatic cataracts?

Yes. Yes, especially if there is direct contact to the globe (eye).
Yes. Any type of head trauma can cause traumatic cataracts. They can develop over a period of weeks to years.

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

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. Read more...

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

Yes. Blunt force injury can cause traumatic cataracts but does not cause cataracts every time. Read more...
Yes. Direct trauma or repeated trauma (boxers) can cause cataract formation. It can also cause further injury to the lens suspension system that can increase risks in cataract surgery. Read more...
Certainly! The blunt trauma can cause cataract, and also knock the lens loose inside the eye making the surgery a major challenge at times! Read more...