Management and visual acuity results of monocular congenital cataracts and persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous.

@article{Scott1989ManagementAV,
  title={Management and visual acuity results of monocular congenital cataracts and persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous.},
  author={William E. Scott and Garry Drummond and Ronald V Keech and Daniel J Karr},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1989},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={143-52}
}
Sixty-two patients, 48 with a diagnosis of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) and 14 with monocular congenital cataract (MCC) are reported. Nineteen patients with a diagnosis of PHPV and all patients with MCC received surgery with attempted visual rehabilitation. Early age of surgery, prompt optical correction with contact lens and aggressive patching therapy are required for successful visual rehabilitation. Glaucoma, retinal or optic nerve pathology, surgery later than three… CONTINUE READING