Prognostic factors and surgical results in traumatic cataract

Y. Gelfand, J. Pikkel, B. Miller

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Abstract

The visual outcome in 23 men and 2 women with traumatic cataracts was analyzed retrospectively. Their average age was 33 and they ranged from 10 to 69 years. Surgical results were either very good or very poor. Associated retinal injuries significantly decreased final visual acuity (p = 0.001). Those with initial visual acuity restricted to finger counting had better visual results than those with initial visual acuity restricted to light perception (p = 0.01) and hand motions (p = 0.02). Usually the lens was removed via the pars plana; the most common mode of optical correction was contact lenses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-21, 71
JournalHarefuah
Volume132
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes

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