Monthly Archives: February 2012

Prepare for Rare Disease Day: Wednesday 29 February 2012

Rare but strong together A rare medical condition affects less than 1 in 2000 people. Aniridia affects about 1 in 100,000 people. Even fewer have WAGR/11p deletion syndrome making it ultra-rare. But collectively people who have rare conditions are not … Continue reading

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Dr Agarwal describes using a glued iris prosthesis

Ophthalmic surgeons have described various techniques to fix iris deficiencies. For the most part, these improve the patient’s visual quality. In this column, Dr Agarwal describes a surgical technique of using a glued iris prosthesis, namely a PMMA aniridia intraocular … Continue reading

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