How Does Obesity Affect My Risk Of Developing Cataracts?

Question: How does obesity affect my risk of developing cataracts?

Answer: In my experience, I have not found, and the literature doesn't clearly seem to show, any significant risk that obesity has on cataract formation. There are some recent studies showing that obesity is a risk factor for other risk problems, such as macular degeneration involving the retina. But as far as cataracts, there is no clear-cut association.

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