Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

Patching after unilateral cataract: Less may be moreGradual reductions in the amount of patching from 3 to 4 hours at 1 year of age showed significantly better outcomes in children who undergo unilateral congenital cataract surgery.
IATS report weighs IOL, contact lens for aphakiaThe Infant Aphakia Treatment Study evaluated outcomes after unilateral cataract surgery during early infancy in children randomly assigned to primary aphakic correction with an IOL or contact lens. Visual acuity results and clinical findings during follow-up through age 5 were recently published.