Other Anterior Segment Issues
Aniridia is the absense of the iris, the colored portion inside the eye. The condition can be congenital or occur after traumatic injury. The iris controls the amount of light entering the eye, and is an important factor is visual comfort and clarity. Lack of a proper iris causes extreme light sensitivity and blurred vision, and causes the eye to look abnormal.
There is a surgical technique to treat this condition using Humanoptics Custom Flex Artificial Iris, an FDA-approved technique that improves glare symptoms and vision. The iris color is custom-matched, and the expert surgeon carefully places the artificial iris in the eye and secures it to maintain proper position.