What is Nanophthalmos?

A rare ophthalmic disease and a severe form of microphthalmia (small eye phenotype) characterized by a small eye with a short axial length, severe hyperopia, an elevated lens/eye ratio, and a high incidence of angle-closure glaucoma.

Other condition names

  • Nanophthalmia

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive, Not applicable

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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