1459: pediatric cataract for a 7 year old

A talented resident surgeon is performing this cataract surgery with the help of a professor. Cataract surgery for these pediatric patients is not the same as for a typical, senior cataract patient: the capsule is far more elastic, the lens nucleus is softer, and the rate of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) is much higher. Even the cornea has a higher elasticity and may not seal as well without sutures. This young surgeon does a great job and produces an excellent visual outcome for this patient. How would you handle this case?

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