Paediatric aphakic glaucoma.

@article{Kirwan2006PaediatricAG,
  title={Paediatric aphakic glaucoma.},
  author={Caitriona Kirwan and Michael O'keefe},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2006},
  volume={84 6},
  pages={
          734-9
        }
}
CONTEXT Aphakic glaucoma is a serious, sight-threatening complication in children who remain aphakic following congenital cataract surgery. The reported incidence varies from 15% to 45% and it has a higher incidence in small eyes and in babies who undergo surgery before 4 weeks of age. Most cases take the form of open-angle glaucoma. Despite careful monitoring, diagnostic difficulties in children may lead to delayed treatment. Aphakic children require ongoing monitoring, including examinations… CONTINUE READING

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