Zonular Cataract: Introduction
Zonular Cataract: A form of cataract where the opacity only affects some of the layers of the eye lens i.e. the layers outside the nucleus.
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Symptoms of Zonular Cataract
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Treatments for Zonular Cataract
- Treatment depends on the severity of cataracts. Some mild cataracts will be observed if the are not interfering with the child's vision and development
- Surgical treatment to remove the cataract is the treatment of choice for more severe cataracts. It is ideally performed in babies at less than 17 weeks of age to minimise visual loss, but complications with glaucoma may mean that a decision to delay surgery is made. Timing of surgery in older children is dependant upon degree of visual impairment and other factors
- At the time of surgery, the patient may have an intraocular lens implantation, or be treated with contact lenses or glasses depending upon the child's age and other factors
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Causes of Zonular Cataract
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