In cases of posterior dislocation without glaucoma, inflammation, or vision obstruction, surgery may be avoided.
Indications for surgery include the following:
Unacceptable decreased vision
Obstructed view of posterior pathology
Lens-induced inflammation or glaucoma
Capsular rupture with lens swelling
Other trauma-induced ocular pathology necessitating surgery
For more about the surgical treatment of traumatic cataract, read here.
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Cite this: Robert H. Graham. Fast Five Quiz: Can You Properly Address Cataracts? - Medscape - Jul 22, 2015.