Lecture: Pediatric Cataract and Management

Objectives of this presentation are: Overview of diagnosis and management Appreciate impact on parents and family of diagnosis of cataract Understand timing of surgical intervention Understand whether to implant lens or leave aphakic Understand complications of surgery and long term follow up needs Lecturer: Dr. Gillian Adams, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London Transcript (To translate please … Read more

Lecture: Cataract Surgery in Difficult Eyes

Objectives of this presentation are: To appreciate the planning that is needed for managing complex cases To show a variety of more complex situations and to follow the strategy that complexity is just simplicity multiplied To demonstrate adaptability to enable coping with more complex cases Lecturer: Dr. Larry Benjamin, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK Transcript … Read more

Surgery: AC IOL Implantation

This video demonstrates an AC IOL implantation in a 73 year old male with aphakia. He had a complicated cataract surgery previously. Surgery location: on-board the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Binh Dinh, Vietnam. Surgeon: Dr. Larry Benjamin, Stoke Mandeville Hospital Transcript (To translate please select your language to the right of this page) DR … Read more

A Family Guide to Childhood Glaucoma and Cataracts

Download A Family Guide to Childhood Glaucoma and Cataracts Written by Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FAAP, FAAO, FRCSC with Christopher M. Fecarotta, MD Edited by Sharon F. Freedman, MD, Andrea Osborn, and Ian Hubling Copyright © 2014 Alex V. Levin

Lecture: Technical Aspects of Pediatric Cataract Surgery (Live Training Event with the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital)

This presentation reviews the unique aspects of pediatric cataract and IOL implant surgery, emphasizing critical differences between pediatric and adult patients when it comes to surgical technique, intraocular lenses and postoperative management. The presentation also includes a video demonstration of vitrector surgical technique for children under 5 years of age. Lecturer: Dr. Daniel Neely Transcript … Read more

Lecture: Pathogenesis and Management of Pediatric Cataracts

This Live Lecture covers various types and presentations of cataracts in the Pediatric age group. This lecture also elaborates on the investigations, indications for surgical interventions, timing of surgery, type of surgery, IOL options and post surgery rehabilitation. Lecturer: Dr. Kavitha Kalaivani

Childhood Cataract in Africa

Cataract is a leading cause of blindness of children in Africa. Managing this condition so that children receive high quality surgery early and have appropriate follow up for spectacle correction and low vision assessment will ensure that children with cataract in Africa have the best possible quality of life. This manual is an outgrowth of … Read more

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery has undergone significant changes beginning with the abandonment of intracapsular surgery, and continuing with the advent of intraocular lenses, and continuing variations in extracapsular lens removal. Extracapsular cataract surgery employing a 10mm incision at the limbus and requiring wound closure with sutures is considered a “fall back” technique that is easier to perform … Read more

Cataracts in Childhood

Appropriate management of the pediatric cataract patient presents the ophthalmic surgeon with a unique set of challenges. The entire process, from diagnosis and evaluation to surgical intervention and postoperative care, is significantly different from that of the typical adult cataract patient. This is highlighted by the need for close follow up and support, both by … Read more