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Table 5 Refractive lens extraction in children

From: Refractive lens exchange in modern practice: when and when not to do it?

Author,year No. of eyes/patients Mean preoperative SE(D) Mean preoperative VA Mean postoperative VA Goal refraction(D) Myopic regression(D/year) Mean follow-up time
Tychsen et al., 2006 [58] 26/13 bilateral -19.1 0.26 BCVA 0.52 CDVA 0 to +3.0 0.16 4.5 years
Ali et al., 2007 [62] 7/7 unilateral -16.7 20/2550, UDVA 0.15, UDVA 0 to +4.0 0.43 3.8 years
Bhattacharjee et al., 2010 [63] 2/1 bilateral microsphrophakia, angle closure glaucoma -23.0 sph -1.0 cyl ax 80
(RE)
-24.0 sph -1.0 cyl ax 100
(LE)
0.33 RE, CDVA, 0.25 LE, CDVA 1.0 both eyes emmetropia None, After 1 year UDVA 1.0 in both eyes 1 year
  1. SE: spherical equivalent, VA: visual acuity, UDVA: uncorrected distance visual acuity, CDVA: corrected distance visual acuity, BCVA: best corrected visual acuity, RE: right eye, LE: left eye.