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Channel swim fundraiser

A woman has raised £2,629 for people with aniridia and WAGR syndrome by completing a gruelling swim across the English Channel – at the second attempt. Nicola S Morgan took on the challenge to help buy a £1,800 electronic magnifier … Continue reading

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Goggles and aniridia

Swimming is a very healthy and enjoyable activity, but with reduced vision and highly sensitive eyes due to aniridia, regular goggles may be of limited use. Children, for example, may find it difficult to see their instructors in swimming lessons. … Continue reading

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Paralympians with aniridia

The most decorated paralympian ever has aniridia. She and at least two athletes who have aniridia were at the London 2012 Paralympics. There might also have been a runner and a physiotherapist with aniridia too. Most decorated Trischa Zorn from … Continue reading

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