Aniridia in the Newborn Follow-up

Updated: Apr 06, 2017
  • Author: Sophie Bakri, MD; Chief Editor: Donny W Suh, MD, FAAP  more...
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Follow-up

Further Outpatient Care

Patients should be observed by the ophthalmologist as indicated, depending on the complications and their severity.

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Inpatient & Outpatient Medications

Available medications are discussed in Medical Care and Medication.

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Complications

The complications of aniridia are discussed throughout this article.

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Prognosis

The prognosis and visual acuity level varies depending on the complications of aniridia. Generalizations cannot be made.

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Patient Education

The parents of the patient should be educated about the disease. Education should be geared toward maintaining careful follow-up care of the specific ocular complications of aniridia being experienced by the patient.

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