Cataract Can Also Affect Babies

Cataract that commonly known as old age disease also can affect babies eye health and quality of life. Dünyagöz Ataköy Hospital Op. Dr. Tülay Kılıç said that cataract in children can occur since birth at any moment.

“Cataracts in infants and children can develop due to many various reasons. Especially measles and rubella infections as well as antibiotics and antiviral drugs used in the first 3 months in pregnancy, greatly affects the development of childhood cataracts.”

HG

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