ESCRS - ESCRS eConnect Webinar - Update on pediatric cataract - Podcast ;

ESCRS eConnect Webinar - Update on pediatric cataract - Podcast

This is an audio recording of ESCRS eConnect Webinar - Update on pediatric cataract

Title: ESCRS eConnect webinar: Update on pediatric cataract - 13 March 2024

Chairs: Marie-José Tassignon and Göran Darius Hildebrand 

Indications and timing

Speaker: Marta Morales

Biometry and IOL implantation options

Speaker: Michael Amon

Surgical technique and postoperative follow-up

Speaker: Ken Nischal

Management of complex cases

Speaker: Vladimir Pfeifer

Pediatric cataracts continue to be a primary contributor to avoidable childhood blindness globally. If not addressed promptly, these cataracts significantly impair children's visual health, leading to permanent amblyopia. This webinar will provide information on the indications and optimal timing for surgery, delving into the critical factors that influence the decision-making process for timely and effective intervention. The panel of experts will explain the intricacies of biometry in pediatric patients, alongside a detailed look at the various intraocular lens (IOL) implantation options, considering the unique anatomical and developmental needs of young eyes. Lastly, we will delve into the forefront of surgical management and postoperative care strategies, encompassing both standard and intricate cases encountered in our clinical practice.


Wednesday, March 13, 2024


IOL, paediatric cataract complications, Biometry, surgical techniques, complex cases