Paediatric cataract blindness in the developing world: surgical techniques and intraocular lenses in the new millennium.

@article{Wilson2003PaediatricCB,
  title={Paediatric cataract blindness in the developing world: surgical techniques and intraocular lenses in the new millennium.},
  author={Michelle E Wilson and Suresh K Pandey and Jaya Thakur},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={14-9}
}
Paediatric cataract blindness presents an enormous problem to developing countries in terms of human morbidity, economic loss, and social burden. Managing cataracts in children remains a challenge: treatment is often difficult, tedious, and requires a dedicated team effort. To assure the best long term outcome for cataract blind children, appropriate paediatric surgical techniques need to be defined and adopted by ophthalmic surgeons of developing countries. The high cost of operative equipment… CONTINUE READING
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