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What sort of disease is a congenital cataract?

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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Born with it

In rare circumstances, infants are born with cataracts and the causes are varied.
It can be a genetic problem with eye development, or due to some exposure to various medications in the womb. This is a very serious condition and needs prompt attention from a pediatric ophthalmologist who can advise and treat.

In brief: Born with it

In rare circumstances, infants are born with cataracts and the causes are varied.
It can be a genetic problem with eye development, or due to some exposure to various medications in the womb. This is a very serious condition and needs prompt attention from a pediatric ophthalmologist who can advise and treat.
Dr. Beth Friedland
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Dr. U Krishnan
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Congenital

When the lens (which is usually clear at birth) is cloudy (all or part).

In brief: Congenital

When the lens (which is usually clear at birth) is cloudy (all or part).
Dr. U Krishnan
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