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Surgical Management of Pediatric Cataract

  • Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar
  • Chirakshi Dhull
  • Yogita Gupta
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Abstract

The aim of surgery is not just to clear visual axis but also to maintain clear visual axis for a long time. Success of pediatric cataract surgery depends on meticulous surgery, close follow-up, and compliance to visual rehabilitation aids. Surgery is not required in all cases of cataract. It is recommended in visually significant cataract >3 mm [1], dense nuclear or posterior cataracts, cataracts not permitting fundus evaluation, and those associated with nystagmus or strabismus.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar
    • 1
  • Chirakshi Dhull
    • 1
  • Yogita Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic SciencesAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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