TITLE

Experts explore challenges of successful pediatric cataract surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Grassia, Tara
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the challenges of successful pediatric cataract surgery. It notes that cataract surgery is more complex in children, with the presurgical process more involved, and a long term follow-up that involves patching, drops and monitoring changes in eye growth among others. Some of the major issues include compliance, risk of subsequent glaucoma and use of anesthesia, while treatment approach reportedly varies depending on patient age and cataract morphology.
ACCESSION #
62544772

 

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