The genetics of cataract

Richard A. Armstrong, Stephen N. Smith

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This article reviews: 1) the clinical and pathological features of the different types of catarct, 2) the patterns of inheritance of cataract, 3) the genes that may be associated with the development of cataract, and 4) how the presence of abnormal genes may cause lens opacity.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationOptometry Today
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2000


  • catarct
  • inheritance
  • genes
  • lens opacity

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    Armstrong, R. A., & Smith, S. N. (2000). The genetics of cataract. Optometry Today, 2000(November), 33-35.