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Have cataract. Waiting to stabilize blood pressure. Is castor oil good to slow down cataract formation?

my mum is 69 years of age,and have cateract in both of here eyes,she has some heart problems,and hypertensive,so they are waiting to get her pressure at a steady level first before they do corrected surgery first on her eyes,but in the mean time,is castarol a good oil she can put over her eye lids to help slow down the process or reverse it,some one told me it does,is that true,or what is a best home remedy,she can use for this problem,thanks and i am waiting for your reply
Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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hi.welcome to healthcaremagic forum.till now, except surgery, there is no cure for cataract. age related cataract has its natural coarse and nothing will help. blood sugar level should be checked to rule out diabetes. cataract operation is not emergency, so wait for surgery till blood pressure control.keep in touch with doctor and follow their advice.good luck.
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