Coloboma Hair Abnormality

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Coloboma – Hair abnormality refers to a rare eye disorder that is characterized mainly by gaps in the choroids and retina, and abnormal hair growth. Hence, individuals with this disorder have severe eye problems and have problems performing day-to-day tasks. The condition is often diagnosed during childhood. Doctors diagnose this disorder if severe eye and hair problems are observed. Treatment is developed on a case-by-case basis and depends on the specific needs of the patient. Doctors may suggest patients undergo surgery to fix eye problems.

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