Implanted contacts don't benefit infants after cataract removal

05/14/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

Infants undergoing cataract removal may not do better with surgically implanted contact lenses instead of the standard contacts used for decades, a study found. Researchers said there was no visual acuity benefit at age 1 for babies who had primary intraocular lens implantation, but data did show an increased rate of complications requiring additional surgery.

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