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10 - 12 February 2017, MECC Maastricht,The Netherlands.

This Meeting has been awarded 15 CME credits.

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A case series of four siblings with Werner syndrome post phacoemulsification

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First Author: C. Lyons IRELAND

Co Author(s): E. McElnea   F. Kinsella                 

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To highlight the risks, benefits and special considerations of phacoemulsifications in patients with Werner Syndrome

Setting:

Galway University Hospital, Galway Ireland

Methods:

A discussion of the complications and results of phacoemulsification in four siblings.

Results:

In this sibling cohort there were two cases of refractory cystoid macular oedema post phacoemulsication. Two siblings also showed deterioration in their diabetic retinopathy.

Conclusions:

There are many ocular manifestations of Werner Syndrome. This case series highlights some of these associated features as well as the added risks seen in phacoemulsification

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None

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