Stickler Syndrome Symptoms
Children with Stickler syndrome can have eye problems that are more common in older people.
Children with Stickler syndrome are often born with severe nearsightedness. They can only see objects very close to them.
Some children are born with cataracts, a clouding of the eye’s lens.
Children with Stickler syndrome can also get glaucoma. Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve.
Detached retinas can also threaten the sight of children with Stickler syndrome. They should see their ophthalmologist immediately if they notice a sudden onset of: