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Q. My son was born without irises in the eyes. Is there any treatment?

Answered by
Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 03, 2017

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.

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • I think he has aniridia. I am sorry, but there is no permanent cure for this.
  • But yes, you can try cosmetic contact lens, which will decrease photophobia. If his retina is fine, then this will help him.

Regards.

For more information consult an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/eye-care-ophthalmologist


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