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Children with congenital cataracts at raised risk of glaucoma
Children with congenital cataracts at raised risk of glaucoma

(May 8, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Atlanta - Children who undergo surgery for congenital cataracts are at long-term risk of glaucoma, according to a report published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Researchers retrospectively reviewed the cases of 32 children who had underwent surgery for congenital cataracts. The median follow-up of the children was nearly 8 years. There was a 19.5% probabitlity of the children developing glaucoma within 10 years of the surgery.

 
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