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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                 

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


Galway University Hospital, Galway Ireland


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


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


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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