Q90. Snow-blindness in Antarctic region is due to

2. Inflammation of cornea due to high dose of UV-B radiation

Solution:
UV-B damages the DNA and proteins of living organisms causing mutation.
It causes skin aging, skin cell damage, and skin cancers.
UV-B is absorbed by the human eye and in high doses, it causes inflammation of the cornea. This is called a snow-blindness cataract.

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