Aniridia refers to the condition of partial or complete absence of the iris. This is caused due to the abnormal or lack of development of the iris before birth. It involves one or both eyes, and this condition can be identified typically from birth. It is otherwise called absent iris, irideremia, and congenital aniridia.
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Query: Hi doctor, My son has a genetic problem. Many doctors that we consulted say that he does not have irises in his eyes. He is only 14 months old. Is there any treatment? I also face the same problem. Read Full »