Congenital iris deficiency



Congenital iris deficiency: The iris is completely missing, and the equator edge, suspensory ligament and ciliary process can be directly seen. There may be low vision caused by photophobia and various eye abnormalities, and more patients are blind due to progressive cornea, lens opacity or glaucoma. To reduce the photophobia, wear colored glasses or contact lenses.



It is related to the incomplete closure of the embryo in the early development of the embryonic eye.


an examination

Related inspection

Ophthalmologic examination ophthalmoscopy

It can be diagnosed according to the clinical.


Differential diagnosis

It should be differentiated from acquired iris injury.

It can be diagnosed according to the clinical.

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