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Is it possible to get cataracts in late thirties?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Cataracts (a white lens change): most often due to/made worse by (most common first): aging, genetics predisposition, excessive sun exposure, smoking, diabetes, steroid medication, previous trauma, inflammation, infection in the eye causing inflammation; previous intraocular eye surgery; other genetic conditions; can be congenital; More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.
com

In brief: Yes

Cataracts (a white lens change): most often due to/made worse by (most common first): aging, genetics predisposition, excessive sun exposure, smoking, diabetes, steroid medication, previous trauma, inflammation, infection in the eye causing inflammation; previous intraocular eye surgery; other genetic conditions; can be congenital; More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot.
com
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Usually hereditary, or secondary to something such as trauma, medications, or diseases.

In brief: Yes

Usually hereditary, or secondary to something such as trauma, medications, or diseases.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Marfan's Syndrome is important here.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

It is more common than you might think, but may be a good idea to get a second opinion, especially if surgery is being recommended.

In brief: Yes

It is more common than you might think, but may be a good idea to get a second opinion, especially if surgery is being recommended.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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