• Updates in pediatric cataract surgery

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Pediatric cataracts may be unilateral or bilateral, congenital or acquired, and represent about 5% to 20% of global pediatric blindness. Pediatric cataract surgery can be challenging both in the operating room and after surgery with regard to clinical management and close follow-up, which are essential for an optimal visual outcome and avoiding amblyopia. Unlike adult cataract surgery, pediatric cataract surgery requires a multidisciplinary approach that monitors and treats all aspects of vision and vision-related function in these growing children. Advances in surgical techniques and IOLs
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