congenital cataracts

congenital cataracts

See cataract.
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Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated a young patient -- 15 year old Rabaa Arif Khalid Ahmed Alyassi -- for a severe visual impairment from birth caused by bilateral congenital cataracts (clouding of the lens), nystagmus (a condition in which the eyes make repetitive, uncontrolled movements) and degenerative myopia (shortsightedness).
Identification of a novel GJA8 (Cx50) point mutation causes human dominant congenital cataracts.
Mr Sugg, who was born with congenital cataracts, has no sight in his left eye and around 10-15% vision in his right eye.
Congenital cataracts are responsible for about 10% of all childhood blindness worldwide.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute, with colleagues in China, have developed a new, regenerative medicine approach to remove congenital cataracts in infants, permitting remaining stem cells to regrow functional lenses.
and Chinese researchers have developed a regenerative medicine approach to removing congenital cataracts in infants, permitting remaining stem cells to regrow functional lenses.
Except for the congenital incisor malocclusion, which is best described [16], there are only sparse case reports: two reports of congenital ventricular septal defects, one case of incomplete tracheal rings, various cases of cutaneous asthenia, one case of bilateral tibial agenesis, two cases of congenital uterine malformations, congenital cataracts, and one corneal dermoid [17-26].
2-7) In most developed nations, cases of congenital cataracts are treated within a few months of birth and in under developed nations, they often go untreated for several years.
M2 PHARMA-August 22, 2014-Study shows NGS for congenital cataracts can quickly, accurately detect childhood blindness diseases
Norman Gregg, the famous Australian ophthalmologist, recognised the rubella syndrome from overhearing patients in a waiting room discuss their previous rubella infection after an outbreak in Sydney in the 1940s as he attended to their children with congenital cataracts.

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