Cataract is a pathological eye condition with loss of lens transparency. Age-related cataract is the most common type in adults, and opacity is believed to result from oxidative stress. According to estimates by the World Health Organization, cataract affects ≈100 million people worldwide. There has been discussion on the role of lipid-lowering drugs in inducing cataract. Herein, we comment on an article suggesting a role for fibrates.
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- Pharmacology (medical)