Fast Five Quiz: Can You Properly Address Cataracts?

Robert H. Graham, MD


July 22, 2015

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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