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Aniridia is characterized by the congenital absence or partial absence of the iris. Many Aniridics have other developmental abnormalities and ocular abnormalities, which contribute to severe reduction in visual acuity. Changes in PAX6 gene and its neighbouring regions can lead to Aniridia by reducing functional PAX6 proteins.