Unilateral pseudophakia in children under 4 years.

  title={Unilateral pseudophakia in children under 4 years.},
  author={Steven Awner and Edward George Buckley and J M DeVaro and Judy H. Seaber},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  volume={33 4},
PURPOSE We examined the efficacy of intraocular lens implantation (IOL) in children younger than 4 years of age for unilateral aphakic visual rehabilitation. METHODS Twenty-one patients underwent unilateral cataract extraction, IOL placement, posterior capsulotomy, and anterior vitrectomy between 1990 and 1994. Postoperative vision, refractive change, and complications were monitored prospectively. Two cataract subgroups were analyzed: 12 patients with infantile (congenital and developmental… CONTINUE READING

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