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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 26
Published: 23 November 1994
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03557-5
EISBN: 978-3-318-03557-5
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 27
Published: 14 November 1996
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03558-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-03558-2
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 17
Published: 20 July 1989
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03548-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-03548-3
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 61
Published: 27 May 2021
10.1159/000511817
EISBN: 978-3-318-06854-2
... describe the normal anatomy of this interface in children and then demonstrate the variation in this interface with different forms of pediatric cataract, namely a posterior plaque and posterior capsular opacity due to abnormal adherence to the vitreous face. The authors describe these changes using...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 61
Published: 27 May 2021
10.1159/000511815
EISBN: 978-3-318-06854-2
... subspecialties. Here, we describe the use of i 2 OCT in pediatric cataract surgery in circumstances that are not traditionally considered for i 2 OCT use. The specific circumstances include: evaluation and treatment of a child following cataract extraction with lens implantation who has failed two attempts...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458494
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
... Abstract The coexistence of cataract and glaucoma represents a challenge for the ophthalmologist and the issue is still open to debate. The surgical management is based on both the visual field defect and the loss of visual acuity. The surgical options currently available are: (1) cataract...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442495
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... Abstract Congenital cataract is a type of cataract that presents at birth or during early childhood, and it is one of the most easily treatable causes of visual impairment and blindness during infancy, with an estimated prevalence of 1-6 cases per 10,000 live births. Approximately 50% of all...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442497
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... Abstract Pediatric cataract surgery has evolved dramatically in the past 10 years. Our understanding of the child's eye both in terms of tissue mechanics, neurobiological plasticity and physiological growth has allowed better and better surgical outcomes. The fact remains that the younger...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442498
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... after cataract extraction both directly and indirectly. Children with a unilateral congenital cataract generally have a shorter axial length in their cataractous eye than in their fellow eye. This difference usually persists after cataract surgery. While some studies have reported a modest reduction...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442500
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... Abstract Postoperative glaucoma is perhaps the most feared complication after paediatric cataract surgery, as it is difficult to control. Paediatric glaucoma is also challenging to diagnose, and different definitions of glaucoma have led to a rather big range of reported incidences...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442502
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... Abstract Postoperative complications associated with cataract surgery in children vary significantly from those typically seen in adults. Pediatric patients are at an increased risk of problems after intraocular surgery due to increased ocular elasticity, heightened inflammatory reactions...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442505
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... Abstract This chapter describes the techniques and pitfalls that the reader may come across when dealing with complex pediatric cataract cases. Each eye in these circumstances is unique, and the examples and general advice shared are intended to help the reader develop a plan for surgery...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 57
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442508
EISBN: 978-3-318-05820-8
... In 2013, our group wanted to learn more about worldwide practice styles and preferences for the management of pediatric cataract. Our initial idea was to survey ophthalmologists around the world. However, Alex Levin suggested doing something more accurate and proposed the Delphi process. We...