Congenital Cataracts Evaluation
The evaluation of congenital cataracts begins with a medical history and physical examination.
The diagnosis of congenital cataracts can be made on physical examination.
Physical findings of congenital cataracts include:
- A white cataract may be visible on the lens of the eye
Tests that may be used to evaluate congenital cataracts include:
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