primary cataract

primary cataract

n.
A cataract occurring independently of any other disease of the eye.
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Children may develop an 'after cataract' following the primary cataract surgery.
However, little is known about the relationship between time of primary cataract surgery and visual outcomes for secondary IOL implantation, which is more clinical.
The regression coefficient in three regression models was approximately 0.05 (Table 2), which means that BCVA at the end of the follow-up may reduce 0.05 logMAR with each month's delay in primary cataract surgery (from 3 months to 15 months).
In this study, there was no evidence which indicated that laterality had an interaction with time of primary cataract surgery and visual acuity (p = 0.2629) when primary cataract surgery was conducted at 3 months to 15 months of age while patients remained aphakic for years.
Posterior lens capsulectomy during primary cataract surgery in children.
Other authors even found that these patients tolerated the surgery better than did patients with primary cataract. (5,7,14) In 1967, Ward and Hart (15) reported a series of 9 patients with Fuchs' syndrome in whom significant complications developed following cataract extraction.
Primary cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation in penetrating ocular trauma.
There have also been many reported cases of delayed spontaneous dislocation of the IOL and capsule with one case being as long as 14 years after primary cataract surgery.