Cataract formation caused by injury to the eye can
occur at any age. Cataracts can be caused by penetrating eye injuries (due to
rocks, arrows, or shots from a BB gun, for example), blunt eye injuries,
electrical shock, and X-rays.
Cataracts can form as a result of blunt eye injuries caused by child
Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine
Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
August 24, 2011
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