Hereditary Eye Diseases

Ocular diseases result from a multitude of different causes. For example, they can be commonly induced by injury, infections, complications from other diseases, and by the aging process. However, of late, it’s becoming increasingly clear the extent to which genetic factors can also play a key role in the appearance of numerous eye diseases.

Cataract In Children

A dark area around the lens, located behind eye iris is what is known as a cataract. Approximately one in every 200 is estimated to develop cataract at an early age. A genetic disorder can contribute to the formation of these cataracts, although testing should be done to determine the root cause accurately.