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Question:
Do you ever see congenital cataracts in the elderly?

Answer:
"Congenital" means that they were present during infancy. They may then increase over time. It is possible that if they were never removed, you could see such a cataract in an older person.

Answered by: David F. Chang, MD Dr. David F. Chang

Categories: Cataracts

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Answered: Oct 14, 2013

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