Clinical and functional indicators of the eyes in children with pseudophakia and their mothers

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AIM: To analyze clinicofunctional and echobiometric indicators of the eyes in children with target refraction, pseudofacial myopia, and their mothers.

MATERIAL AND METHODS: In the eye department of the clinic of the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, a correlation analysis of optical and echobiometric indicators was conducted in 30 children (30 eyes) with artifakia and their mothers (60 eyes). Visiometry, keratorefractometry, and ultrasound examination (A/B scan of the eyeball) were conducted. Children were examined 12–14 months after CC extraction with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation.

RESULTS: A strong direct correlation was determined between the optical power of IOLs in children and their mothers who were theoretically planned for IOL implantation of IOLs in the group that has achieved target refraction. This may indicate the possibility that the child has the same optical power as the mother and the optical power of IOLs in a child is the same as that in adults. No correlation was found between the optical power of the IOL in the eyes of children with pseudophakic myopia and maternal artificial lenses theoretically planned for implantation.

CONCLUSION: The direct strong correlations between the optical power of the IOL of children and the lenses of their mothers in the group with the target refraction achieved by this age make it possible to use the optical power of maternal lenses as a “guideline” when calculating the power of the IOL implanted in children to achieve the target refraction. The lack of correlation between the refractive powers of the IOL in children with pseudophakic myopia and the lenses of mothers may indicate that the SRK II formula with age-related hypocorrection is not adapted to calculate the IOL power in children at risk of excessive refractive enhancement after surgery.

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Lola S. Khamraeva

Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0221-702X
SPIN-code: 5460-8686


Uzbekistan, Tashkent

Tatyana B. Kruglovа

Helmholtz National Medical Research Center of Eye Diseases

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4193-681X
SPIN-code: 5466-6754

MD, Dr. Sci. (Med.)

Russian Federation, Moscow

Dildora U. Narzullaeva

Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6485-5751


Uzbekistan, Tashkent


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