soft cataract


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soft cataract

[′sȯft ′kad·ə‚rakt]
(medicine)
A cataract, affecting the cortex of the lens of the eye, which is of soft consistency and has a milky appearance.
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This patient had soft cataract, with nuclear sclerosis grade 1.
Hence vectis with counter pressure is a safe and effective technique in the management of soft cataracts.
This difficulty is quite often seen in soft cataracts.