In some cases new method of regeneration of lenses in babies resulted in opacification of the lens due to improper healing, but it happened rarely in comparison with standard surgery.Study Outcome

"Our method resulted in visual axis transparency in >95% of catarac- tous eyes in infants, a much higher percentage than that obtained by traditional surgery. In the remaining patient with VAO, some degree of opacification of the regenerated lens occurred that correlated with improper healing of the anterior capsulorhexis opening and loss of LECs."

Haotian Lin, Hong Ouyang, Jie Zhu, Shan Huang, Zhenzhen Liu, Shuyi Chen, Guiqun Cao, Gen Li, Robert A. J. Signer, Yanxin Xu, Christopher Chung, Ying Zhang, Danni Lin, Sherrina Patel, Frances Wu, Huimin Cai, Jiayi Hou, Cindy Wen, Maryam Jafari, Xialin Liu, Lixia Luo, Jin Zhu, Austin Qiu, Rui Hou, Baoxin Chen in Lens regeneration using endogenous stem cells with gain of visual function Scientific Paper

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