Anophthalmia - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. S. Kevin Fernando
Medically Reviewed by Dr. S. Kevin Fernando, MBBS
Last Updated on Jun 24, 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor treats anophthalmia?

Anophthalmia is treated by an eye surgeon or ophthalmologist, along with other eye specialists. Other doctors like a pediatrician and a geneticist may also be involved in the treatment.

2. What is the difference between anophthalmia and microphthalmia?

Anophthalmia is the absence of one or both eyes, while microphthalmia is a condition where one or both eyes are smaller in size.

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