Saudi Journal for Health Sciences

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 115--121

Management of congenital cataract


Talal Althomali 
 Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Talal Althomali
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Taif University, PO Box 888, Taif-21974
Saudi Arabia

Cataracts are opacities of the crystalline lens. Because they frequently interfere with normal visual development, they represent an important problem in pediatric ophthalmology. Despite dramatic improvement in the treatment of pediatric cataract, it continues to be a major cause of decreased vision and blindness in children. By far, the most common cause of poor visual results after surgery is irreversible amblyopia.


How to cite this article:
Althomali T. Management of congenital cataract.Saudi J Health Sci 2012;1:115-121


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Althomali T. Management of congenital cataract. Saudi J Health Sci [serial online] 2012 [cited 2022 Aug 19 ];1:115-121
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