Infants who used contact lenses after undergoing congenital cataract surgery had the same visual acuity scores at 4.5 years of age as those who received intraocular lens implants, according to a study in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. Researchers found the intraocular lens implantation group was more likely than the contact lens group to suffer from lens reproliferation by age 5 or other complications requiring another surgery.

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