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Monday, February 8, 2016
Eye and Vision Care
If the pupils of your eyes look cloudy
Causes of a cloudy pupil (also known as leukocoria) include:
- congenital cataracts
- Coat's disease
- persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous
- and retinopathy of prematurity.
Please refer to the following website for further definition of each cause of leukocoria:
If a cloudy pupil is noticed, especially on a young child or baby, please schedule an appointment with your eye care physician immediately.
Julia Rae Geldis, OD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University