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When zinc levels in lenses with mature senile cataract were compared with those in lenses with traumatic cataract, those with senile cataract had lower levels.
The most common form is senile cataract, often the result of oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
26) In fact, one study found that those with serum levels of beta-carotene in the lowest third of the distribution had almost a threefold risk of senile cataract.
All the major types of senile cataract were seen in increased frequency in infrared- exposed workers in this investigation.