Table 1

Treatment of a unilateral dense cataract in a 3 week old infant and subsequent correction of postoperative aphakia

Correction of aphakiaGSC (n)UK (n)
Secondary IOL in contact lens  intolerance53% (38)54% (22)
Mean age for secondary IOL3.1 years (27)2.8 years (6)
Mean age when treatment is  stopped when VA = 6/128.7 years (33)5.9 years (28)
Mean age when treatment is  stopped when VA = 6/607.4 years (33)6.1 years (25)