Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD
Photographers: Cindy Montague, CRA
Congenital aniridia is a hereditary disease most commonly with autosomal dominant inheritance. These slit lamp photographs show iris hypoplasia and corneal scarring in a patient with congenital aniridia. This patient underwent cataract surgery and has 3-piece posterior chamber intraocular lenses in both eyes which are easily visible with retroillumination. Read the related case report for more information on congenital aniridia.
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