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How do I help a 20 yr old friend from abroad with congenital cataract?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Where located?

If 20 years old has had all the basic elements of vision developed.
Many congenital cataracts are static and a lot do not affect vision. If they are progressive they might need removal. Is your friend in a location where eye care is available. If not, and you are good friends, perhaps you can help him come to your location, be evaluated and have this dealt with.

In brief: Where located?

If 20 years old has had all the basic elements of vision developed.
Many congenital cataracts are static and a lot do not affect vision. If they are progressive they might need removal. Is your friend in a location where eye care is available. If not, and you are good friends, perhaps you can help him come to your location, be evaluated and have this dealt with.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: See Opthamologist

Help them find a good opthamologist for evaluation.

In brief: See Opthamologist

Help them find a good opthamologist for evaluation.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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