Dr. Annapurna Kumar's Profile
Dr. Annapurna has 24 years of experience in Ophthalmology, a solid background in research methodology and medical education and 14 publications under her belt, of which 2 are in international journals. She is a member of the All India Ophthalmological Society and Glaucoma Society of India. Dr. view more..
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Pinguecula is a yellow coloured harmless growth present on the sclera (white part of the eye), in between the two eyelids.
A coloboma is a birth defect affecting parts of the eye like the eyelid, iris, lens, retina or optic nerve. It is a feature of syndromes like CHARGE syndrome
Aniridia is a genetic eye disorder in which the iris is partially or entirely absent. It is associated with glaucoma, cataract, keratopathy and other eye problems.
Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer of the eye occurring in children. Early diagnosis and treatment, and genetic counselling can go a long way in saving life and vision in children and siblings at risk for this disease.
Glaucoma is a group of disorders involving the optic nerve, often associated with a rise in intraocular pressure. Uncontrolled glaucoma can lead to blindness.