Khushi 7 months /Female resident of 3194, Gali No-36, Tughlakabad, New Delhi was seen in the General OPD of Shroff Eye Centre on 21st January 2015 and then further referred to the Pediatric ophthalmology & squint OPD on the 28th January 2015, with chief compliant of white reflex in both the eyes since birth.
On examination it was found that the child had dense cataract in both the eyes with nystagmus. The eyes appeared Buphthalmic, for which a Glaucoma opinion was sort for. The rest of the anterior segment was within normal limits. The posterior segments could not be seen due to cataract in both the eyes. Hence, an Ultrasound B –Scan was done, the retina was attached on ultrasound, and some blood investigations were performed.
Based on the above findings the patient was advised an early cataract surgery one followed by the other, after review of reports. The date of surgery was fixed on the 4th of February 2015. If child would have not been operated at earliest she would have grown as a BLIND PERSON for which there is NO TREATMENT.
Sponsored by Koshika, Khushi underwent surgery for right eye Lens aspiration + Anterior Vitrectomy + Primary posterior capsulotomy under general anesthesia on the 4th February 2015, at Shroff Eye Centre. The surgery was uneventful and postoperatively the media was clear.
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