Ultraviolet (UV) radiation, such as sunlight, is absorbed by the lens
of the eye. It can cause chemicals called free radicals to form
inside the lens. Over time, free radicals may damage the lens. This can cause
Some people are exposed to too much sunlight and may be more likely to form cataracts. This can be because of their
profession, such as agricultural workers. It may be because of where they live, such as in sunny parts of the country. Or it may be because they use tanning booths
It is not known for sure whether reducing UV exposure helps
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