Congenital Cataract a review of the literature

Karen McCutcheon, Alison Cooney

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This article explores congenital cataract with emphasis on the effectiveness of early screening, diagnosis, pre-assessment and the timing of surgery. Congenital cataract is a rare condition. It is estimated that approximately 200,000 children worldwide are blind from cataract and further government funding is essential to treat and reduce this treatable global cause of blindness (WHO 1999).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-192
JournalInternational Journal of Ophthalmic Practice
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2014


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