posterior subcapsular cataract

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a cataract in the rear of the lens capsule

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Relation of ocular trauma to cortical, nuclear and posterior subcapsular cataract.
The symptoms and findings of anterior segment injuries include blepharospasm, edema and necrosis of eyelids, thermal keratopathy, uveitis, iridocyclitis, superficial or deep corneal opacities, corneal scars, chemosis, midriasis, hyphema, anterior and posterior subcapsular cataract, and lens dislocation.
High doses of inhaled steroids may also be associated with posterior subcapsular cataract formation and, possibly; ocular hypertension.
Type of Cataract: Majority of the patients (39%) had Posterior Subcapsular Cataract (PSC) with Nuclear sclerosis (NS), 22 % had Cortical Cataracts (CC) with PSC and NS, 17% had CC with NS, 12% had PSC, 6% had CC with PSC, 3% had NS and 1% had CC only.
Table 6 Within and 1-mg 4-mg including 6 Months (N=15) (N=19) Lenticular initiation/progression 1 2 Nuclear Sclerosis Posterior Subcapsular Cataract 0 2 Cataract Surgery 0 1
with posterior subcapsular cataract --Figure 1) and increased glare from light scatter which can impair a patient's ability to drive.
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