This post was originally published on Defender Network


Eye health is a critical aspect of overall well-being, and understanding the specific risks and challenges faced by different communities is essential for preventive care.

In recent years, studies have highlighted the prevalence of cataracts within the Black community and the importance of taking proactive measures to safeguard vision.

Cataracts are a common age-related eye condition characterized by clouding of the lens, leading to blurred vision and vision loss if left untreated. While cataracts can affect people of all ethnic backgrounds, research shows that individuals of African descent may be at a higher risk of developing this condition.

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