Monthly Archives: January 2014
Scientists have established a system to measure the effectiveness of treatment for cornea disease in people with aniridia – caused by Limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD) This objective, standardised method allows the effect of a treatment on patients to be … Continue reading
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A new study has suggested potential eyedrop therapy for aniridia. Is the hype justified and what are the details? Aniridia is a genetic abnormality caused by mutations in the so-called ‘Master Regulator’ gene for eye development, PAX6. Because PAX6 is … Continue reading
To get answers to questions on aniridia and meet people affected by it, a great resource is the Aniridic Family group on Facebook. It has over 500 members from all over the world and is still growing. Anyone can start … Continue reading
Ben who has aniridia has got a job with Dolphin Computer Access a company providing assistive technology including the popular SuperNova screen reading software. He will be a Technical Support Apprentice. Ben says “This is a whole new challenge. I’ll be … Continue reading