|PEDIATRIC CATARACT [DD]|
|Pediatric cataract is one of the major causes of preventable childhood blindness (congenital, developmental, traumatic).|
60% of pediatric cataracts are idiopathic.
Genetically based cataracts account for 8%-29% [Anaga Medsinge, 2015]
Approximately 50% of all congenital cataract cases max have a genentic cause [Deng H 2014] .