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Congenital cataract - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   my 7 months child has a cataract, what is the solution for that
Doctor :   what is the reason for the cataract?

User :   doc says its by birth, no reasons as such
Doctor :   ok its congenital cataract

User :   ya
User :   is it curable
Doctor :   the cataract lens should be removed by surgery
User :   is it a major or minor
Doctor :   since it is child it will be done under general anesthesia and it is considered as major surgery

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