THE EFFECT OF SMOKING HABITS AND EXPOSURE TO ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT OF SENILE CATARACT OCCURENCE (A Case Study on Ophthalmology Poly of Rsd.
Endah Wahyu Kusumaningtyas
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Cataract is a pathological condition in which the lens becomes cloudy as a result lens fluid dehydration or lens protein denaturation. Risk factors that may influence the occurrence of cataracts are nutritional status, long steroid use, inherited metabolic disorders, chronic exposure to ultraviolet light, family history of cataract, alcohol, nutrition, smoking, socioeconomic degree and educational status.