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Prediction error and myopic shift after intraocular lens implantation (IOL) in paediatric cataract patients
  1. Hariprasad B Shenoy,
  2. Amit Gupta,
  3. Virender Sachdeva,
  4. Ramesh Kekunnaya
  1. LV Prasad Eye Institute, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ramesh Kekunnaya, Jasti V Ramanamma Children's Eye Care Center LV Prasad Eye Institute, KAR Campus, LV Prasad Marg, Road No 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500034, India; rameshak{at}lvpei.org

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We read the article on‘Prediction error and myopic shift after intraocular lens implantation (IOL) in paediatric cataract patients’ by Hoevenaars and colleagues1 with great interest. The authors have demonstrated very well the complexity in predicting the postoperative refraction in paediatric cataract patients. We had the following observations regarding the methodology and interpretation of the results.

The authors have not mentioned if the per-operative measurements and IOL power calculation were performed by the same observer or different observers. This could lead to interobserver …

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