DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Distorted pupil (black) of a 12 year old girl after treatment for congenital (present from birth) cataract. Cataract is a condition in which the lens of the eye loses its transparency. It leads to a progressive loss of vision and may result in blindness. Treatment is with the surgical removal of the lens and replacement with a plastic lens.
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