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if iris is turn due to truma, a catract devilop on lens from strain and not able to focus. If the iris is repaired or replace, is it possible the lens can repair itself of the catract


You have asked me about two different eye conditions: a torn iris and a cataract, both probably caused by the same trauma.

Those two conditions require separate surgeries. So fixing the torn iris will not fix the cataract. In addition, the cataract cannot repair itself.

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Robert D Newcomb, OD, MPH, FAAO Robert D Newcomb, OD, MPH, FAAO
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University