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Congenital cataract : Treatment

Treatment In some cases, congenital cataracts are mild and do not affect vision, and these cases require no treatment. Moderate to severe cataracts that affect vision will require cataract removal surgery, followed by placement of an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). … Read more

Congenital cataract : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Cloudiness of the lens that looks like a white spot in an otherwise normally dark pupil — often obvious at birth without special viewing equipment Failure of an infant to show visual awareness of the world around … Read more

Congenital cataract : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Congenital cataract : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Definition A congenital cataract is clouding of the lens of the eye, that is present at birth. The lens of the eye is normally a clear structure, which focuses light received by the eye onto the retina. Overview, Causes, & … Read more