Prophylaxis in patients with aniridia is directed toward the prevention of glaucoma, which includes the following:
Limbal stem cell deficiency associated with aniridia can be treated with the following:
The medical treatment of aniridia is directed toward control of intraocular pressure, which includes the topical use of the following:
The chances of failure with local antiglaucoma treatment are high.
Treatment of photophobia and nystagmus in patients with aniridia is as follows:
By the above measures, reducing the amplitude and frequency of nystagmus is possible.
MD, DPBO, FPAO, FPCS
Dr. Barbara Roque is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus, and ophthalmic genetics. Her private practice began in 2006, after her post-graduate fellowship training at The Children’s Hospital in Westmead, University of Sydney System, Australia. Her patients are mostly children with ocular disease, refractive errors, cataracts, and eye misalignment.