TITLE

LINDSTROM'S PERSPECTIVE. Evaluations continue in many areas of pediatric cataract surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Lindstrom, Richard L.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses approaches for pediatric cataract management in the U.S. He notes that in the 1980s his colleagues at the University of Minnesota never implanted an intraocular lens (IOL) in patients under three years. He talks about his introduction to bilateral sequential same-day cataract surgery and claims that when patients with unilateral cataracts reached age two to three years and refractions seemed stable, they were referred to him for a secondary IOL implant.
ACCESSION #
62544785

 

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