University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Stefani Karakas, CRA

Megalocornea is a condition in which there is a bilateral, non-progressive enlargement in corneal diameter ( >13 mm in adults, >12 mm in newborns). The condition usually follows an X-linked inheritance pattern.

OMIM #309300


Megalocornea, slit lamp photo taken at an oblique angle

Megalocornea, photo taken at an oblique angle

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last updated: 02/25/2015
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