Eye Contact Lens 2022 May 24;48(5):222-227. Epub 2022 Mar 24.
Department of ophthalmology (A.M.K., A.M.K., L.N.), Eye Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (M.Y.), School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of ophthalmology (F.A.), Eye Research Center, Farabi Eye, Tehran, Iran.
Background And Objectives: Congenital cataract is a condition compromising the eye's crystalline lens in infants and is usually diagnosed at birth. It can lead to irreversible vision loss if not promptly detected and treated, especially in unilateral cases. Nowadays, children with congenital cataracts can undergo surgical removal of their opacified crystalline lenses, and visual rehabilitation is mandatory to prevent deep amblyopia. Read More