Morphology of Congenital Cataracts

Nov 21, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Morphology of Congenital Cataracts

Laboratory exam Diagnosis Basic metabolic panel, or blood glucose Hypoglycemia, diabetes mellitus Peroxisomal panel (VLCFA, phytanic acid) Perixozomal disorders (chondrodysplasia, zellweger syndrome, refsum disease, neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy) Plasma amino acids, acylacarnitine…

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Visual Outcomes

Nov 21, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Visual Outcomes

Fig. 18.1 Recognition acuity versus age at surgery for children treated for a dense unilateral congenital cataract showing a better fit with a bilinear than a linear model (Used with…

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Secondary IOLs in Children

Nov 21, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Secondary IOLs in Children

Fig. 10.1 (a–c) Opening a Soemmerring’s ring and aspiration of the after cataract. Secondary IOL implanted in the sulcus. Note peripheral anterior synechiae at the 6 o’clock position Until the…

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Amblyopia Therapy and Occlusion Regimens

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Fig. 14.1 Data collection instrument used to collect adherence data Measures of adherence were derived from caregivers’ reports of sleep/wake times, as well as the times that the caregiver reported…

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Anterior Capsulotomy

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Fig. 6.1 This shows lens iris capture superiorly (white arrows); this occurred because the anterior capsulorhexis diameter was larger than that of the optic of the intraocular lens. In these…

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Lensectomy and Anterior Vitrectomy

Nov 21, 2017 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Lensectomy and Anterior Vitrectomy

Fig. 7.1 Side-port incision in 3-month old child with bilateral nuclear cataract Our preferred infusion instruments are 23-gauge blunt-tip, angled, beveled irrigating cannula or a 25-gauge anterior chamber maintainer (Lewicky,…

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