Surgical outcomes of primary foldable intraocular lens implantation in children: understanding posterior opacification and the absence of glaucoma.

@article{Astle2009SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical outcomes of primary foldable intraocular lens implantation in children: understanding posterior opacification and the absence of glaucoma.},
  author={William F Astle and Ola Alewenah and April D. Ingram and Ania Paszuk},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={1216-22}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate visual and stereoscopic performance after pediatric cataract extraction with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation performed by the same surgeon over 24 years and to review the complications. SETTING The Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. METHODS This retrospective review comprised children aged 1 month to 18 years who had small-incision cataract extraction with foldable posterior chamber IOL implantation from 1995 to 2008. RESULTS The postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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