Risks of cataract in Nigerian metal arc welders

Y Megbele, K B H Lam, S Sadhra

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Occupational exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from welding is considered a risk factor for cataract and other eye disorders, but the evidence for such effects is limited.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-6
Number of pages6
JournalOccupational Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012


  • Young Adult
  • Nigeria
  • Ultraviolet Rays
  • Humans
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Eye Injuries
  • Cataract
  • Risk Factors
  • Adult
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Welding
  • Middle Aged
  • Occupational Diseases
  • Male


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