What is Coloboma?

Coloboma is a hole in one of the structures of the eye, such as the iris, retina, choroid, or optic disc and is present from birth, occurs in one eye or both eyes. Depending on the size of it,there can be poor vision to vision loss.There is no treatment for visual impairment caused by coloboma at present, contact lenses can be used later in life,and glasses can be used to help with vision problems

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Let me try again. My 14 month old daughter had oddly shaped pupils in both eyes. Her pediatrician noticed something off with left pupil but never...

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get an ophthalmology cconsult

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From what you describe the pediatrician Is not so sure whether it is a real...

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I have Coloboma in my right eye and am now facing cataract surgery in my left eye. Although my left eye appears perfectly normal, is it possible...

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Well coloboma could be bilateral most often. Hence thorough evaluation of left eye for any streak slit coloboma is very important.
Even in normal...

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I was born with an upper eyelid coloboma. I'm 27 years old now and have recently been experiencing extreme dryness of my eyes, but is more severe...

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welcome to health care magic
Thanks for query
You have upper eyelid coloboma which is congenital..

In this condition due to exposure to air...

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