In Cataract Awareness Month, get your eyes checked, eat goji berries and wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from UV light. Photo: Shutterstock
In Cataract Awareness Month, get your eyes checked, eat goji berries and wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from UV light. Photo: Shutterstock
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What to wear to lower the risk of having cataracts – sunglasses – and what to eat: goji berries for an ‘eye-brightening effect’, according to traditional Chinese medicine. Avoid smoking, too

  • In Cataract Awareness Month we’re reminded of the risk of cataracts – opacities on our eye lenses that blur our vision and, if not treated, lead to blindness
  • To lower your risk of getting them, wear sunglasses to avoid eye injury, add goji berries to your diet and don’t smoke. Meanwhile, new treatments offer hope

In Cataract Awareness Month, get your eyes checked, eat goji berries and wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from UV light. Photo: Shutterstock
In Cataract Awareness Month, get your eyes checked, eat goji berries and wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from UV light. Photo: Shutterstock
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