The Ophthalmology Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
The Ophthalmology Department, SarawakGeneralHospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Photo by Professor Chua
year-old boy was referred because of reduced poor vision. Examination
revealed the vision to be 6/60 in both eyes with the typical facial
appearance of oculocutaenous albinism: fair skin, blonde hair, bilateral
pink iris and pendular nystagmus. Fundoscopy did not show any optic disc or
Cycloplegic refraction showed significant astigmatism of 3.00D in both eyes
and glasses were prescribed.
Typical appearance of oculocutaneous
The child with his mother who has
normal skin pigment.