Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1966;7(2):65-68.
Postoperative Results in Complicated Cataract of Leprosy Patients.
Hong Bok Kim, Chong Ki Chun
1Department of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University Medical College, Korea.
2So-Rok National Leprosarium, Korea.
나환자에 (癩患者) 병발한 (倂發) 백내장의 (白內障) 수술성적에 (手術成績) 관하여 (關)
김홍복(Hong Bok Kim),전종기(Jong Ki Jeon)
Abstract
Follow up examination was done in 54 eyes of leprosy patients in So-Rok Do National Leprosarium that were operated on for complicated cataract two years six months ago. Their visions were then H.M. or L.p., Results were as follows: 1) 21 eyes have more than 0.1 of corrected vision (table 1). 2) 16 eyes have corrected vision from F.C. to O.08 (table II). 3) 4 eyes have vision of H.M. and 2 eyes that of L.P. 11 eyes were blind. Results are often relatively good if operation for complicated cataract of Leprosy patients is performed.


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