What is microphthalmia?

Here are two links describing in detail what microphthalmia and anophthalmia are.

Although Oli technically has severe bilateral microphthalmia (little eyes), her right eye is completely missing (anophthalmia). Her left eye is about 1/10th of the normal size.

Her optic nerves are so tiny they can no longer be visualized by MRI. She is 100% blind.

She wears prosthetic eyes in both.


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