Cataract, secondary

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Medical Definition of Cataract, secondary

Cataract, secondary: A cataract that develops secondary to another disease or surgery. The other disease may, for example, be glaucoma or retinal detachment. A secondary cataract is in contrast to a primary cataract, one that develops independently of any other disease.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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