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Cataract surgery in children: Controversies and practices.
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PMID:  22344012     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Pediatric cataract is totally different from adult cataract. The objective of this review article is to describe the peculiarities of pediatric cataract and the controversies and practices in pediatric cataract surgery. The differences in the surgical technique are discussed in the article. There are lots of controversies regarding IOL implantation in children. The result of the review is that the pediatric cataract surgery should be performed in between 6-8 weeks of age. There is no contra-indication for IOL implantation. Surgeons can implant either polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) or Acrysoft foldable IOL.
U D Shrestha
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nepalese journal of ophthalmology : a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal of the Nepal Ophthalmic Society : NEPJOPH     Volume:  4     ISSN:  2072-6805     ISO Abbreviation:  Nepal J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101505288     Medline TA:  Nepal J Ophthalmol     Country:  Nepal    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  138-49     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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