Visual Axis Opacification (VAO)

  • Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar
  • Yogita Gupta
  • Chirakshi Dhull


Visual axis opacification (VAO) after cataract surgery is commonly encountered in children, at a higher rate than that in adults. It may lead to amblyopia and hinders with the achievement of visual rehabilitation in pediatric cataract. For this reason, media assessment in the postoperative follow-up period becomes an important tool for early detection of any media opacification.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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