Congenital eye anomalies

Sisters with bilateral and unilateral microphthalmosCaption: Sisters with bilateral and unilateral microphthalmos in India.

Congenital eye anomalies

A national study of congenital eye anomalies was undertaken using the British Ophthalmology Surveillance Unit to ascertain cases who presented to ophthalmologists throughout the United Kingdom. This descriptive study provided date on the types and severity of anomalies, and the reliability of the national registration system.

Publications

  • Shah SP, Taylor AE, Sowden JC, Ragge NK, Russell-Eggitt I,  Rahi J and Gilbert CE. Anophthalmos, micophthalmos and typical coloboma in the UK: a prospective study of incidence and risk. IOVS 2011 52: 558- 564. Abstract.
  • Shah SP, Taylor AE, Sowden JC, Ragge NK, Russell-Eggitt I,  Rahi J and Gilbert CE for the Surveillance of Eye Anomalies (SEA-UK) Special Interest Group. Anophthalmos, microphthalmos and coloboma in the UK: clinical features, results of investigations and early management. Ophthalmology 2012;119:362-368. Abstract.
  • Shaheen P Shah, Beverley Botting, Amy Taylor, Yassir Abou Rayyah, Jugnoo Rahi and Clare E Gilbert. Congenital eye anomaly surveillance in England and Wales. How effective is the national system? Eye. 2011 25, 1247–1249. Abstract.

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