Drug Causes of cataract
Following drugs can lead to the formation of cataract.
Cortiosteroids - (e.g. Wysolone etc.,) Drugs which, are used to treat conditions such as Bronchial Asthma,
Used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Drug used in the treatment of certain
3. Following trauma
Blind injuries, penetrating injuries and radiation exposure can cause cataract. Ionizing radiation in the X-Ray range can rarely cause cataracts. UV radiation is an important factor in the tropical countries.
4. Metabolic causes