Pediatric Cataract Surgeries
Though rare, children can be born with cataracts that affect their vision. Cataract surgery for children differs from adult surgery because of the unique anatomy of a child’s eye, requiring several modifications from standard cataract surgery. Usually, if a child is older than 1 year of age, an artificial lens will be implanted at the time of removal of the cataract (just as in older adults). Dr. Wong is the only pediatric ophthalmologist on Oahu who has equipment to correctly measure and calculate the power of this artificial lens.