Review of Ophthalmology® > Recognizing the ‘White Dot’ Syndromes": Part one of a two-part review of inflammatory chorioretinopathies of unknown with a printable table of these and all of the conditions described at the end of the article
Aniridia is the absence of the iris. This usually occurs in both eyes. It can be congenital or caused by a penetrant injury. Congenital aniridia is not just an isolated defect in iris development but is a panocular disorder with macular and optic nerve hypoplasia, cataract, andcorneal changes.