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Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3

Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3: Introduction

Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3: A genetic form of congenital cataract inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. Diagnosis usually occurs in the first few years of life. Type 3 refers to the fact that this subtype is linked to a defect on chromosome 13q11. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3 is available below.

Symptoms of Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3

Treatments for Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3

  • 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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  1. Cataract, Zonular Pulverulent 3: Introduction
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  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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