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Coloboma is a congenital defect that affects the normal structure of the eye, most commonly the eyelid or the iris, causing an absence of part of the eye tissue. It usually affects the upper eyelid and varies from a small notch to a more severe defect of near-total eyelid absence.
Scientific collaboration pinpoints genetic cause of rare form of blindness in newborn babies

Scientific collaboration pinpoints genetic cause of rare form of blindness in newborn babies

Research: Tumor-suppressing protein linked with CHARGE syndrome

Research: Tumor-suppressing protein linked with CHARGE syndrome

Research: Zebrafish exhibits same developmental issues as humans

Research: Zebrafish exhibits same developmental issues as humans

Pediatric blindness etiology varies around the globe

Pediatric blindness etiology varies around the globe

Gene discovery made for infant-onset blindness

Gene discovery made for infant-onset blindness

Scientists identify genetic alteration behind anophthalmia

Scientists identify genetic alteration behind anophthalmia