Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol (Engl Ed) 2021 Feb 18. Epub 2021 Feb 18.
Vissum Innovation, Alicante, España; División de Oftalmología, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante, España. Electronic address:
Congenital aniridia is a rare genetic disease associated with mutations in the PAX6 gene. Changes in the lens in aniridia can be alterations of size and shape, of position - which generally reveal zonular weakness and determines subluxation of the lens - and mainly changes in transparency, cataracts, with variable morphology of polar, cortical, subcapsular, lamellar, and more rarely, nuclear cataract. Visual acuity and quality of vision in patients with congenital aniridia complicated by cataracts can be improved by carefully planned surgery, when lack of media transparency justifies surgical indication. Read More