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Cataracts

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Cataracts are light scattering opacities of the crystalline lens of the eye, and they are a common ocular symptom of aging. They remain a significant cause of visual impairment, including accounting for 40% of world blindness.([1]; see also Wikipedia)

SNPs implicated with altered risk for developing age-related cataracts include: