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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye

a large waterfall

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KEY WORDS: birth defects, climate change, congenital cataracts, heat, temperature.
These are only a few sporadic case reports (20-23) from India on congenital toxoplasmsosis and there are no published reports on seroprevalence in congenital cataract patients.
Congenital cataracts can also appear as a symptom of more than 100 rare diseases, making mutations in the 115 genes associated with congenital cataracts useful as diagnostic markers for the illnesses.
In our patient, the probable explanation for the embryogenesis of the supernumerary nostril, accessory nasal cavity, and congenital cataract involves a defect in the migration of cells from the frontal prominence, which led to a simultaneous anomaly in the development of the nasal and lens placodes.
He doesn't have great hopes for Marvin, the boy with congenital cataracts.
A NEW diagnostic test could provide a cheaper and more effective method for diagnosing congenital cataracts in children, according to researchers in Manchester.
3 AD Congenital cataract PAX6 11p13 AD Leber's congenital LCA1- Various Various AD/R amaurosis 15 Idiopathic NYS1 FRMD7 Xq26.
According to this year's data the majority of vision problems detected include retinoblastoma (eye cancer), severe hyperopia (farsightedness), myopia (nearsightedness), congenital glaucoma and congenital cataract.
For some conditions the totals run into the hundreds--with more than 180 genes implicated in inherited retinal disease and 115 for congenital cataracts.
Norman Gregg, the famous Australian ophthalmologist, recognised the rubella syndrome from overhearing patients in a waiting room discuss their previous rubella infection after an outbreak in Sydney in the 1940s as he attended to their children with congenital cataracts.
Chloe was born with congenital cataracts and Tracey first noticed something was wrong "when I looked into her eyes.
Congenital cataracts is a disease that can cause crystallization of the lens.
They discuss supracapsular surgery, handing the hard nucleus, subluxated lenses, intraocular lenses, combined cataract and glaucoma surgery, congenital cataracts, Femtosecond lasers, and complex situations.
Twenty-five thousand children in South Africa are blind, mainly because of congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma, malignant tumours (retinoblastoma), retinopathy of prematurity, inflammation and injuries.
Associate Professor Barberi said this breakthrough would eventually help cure visual impairment caused by congenital cataracts or severe damage to the lens from injury through lens transplants.
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