Aniridia Europe, Gêniris and OPHTARA (Reference Center for Rare Diseases in Ophthalmology, Paris) are pleased to announce the upcoming 4th European Conference on Aniridia, which will be held on 25th-26th August 2018 in Paris, France.

The programme for professionals will include updates on the genetics of aniridia, on systemic deficiencies related to aniridia and on ocular surface and cornea rehabilitation. Information about the programme, speakers and venue, as well as the registration platform, are available at:

After the previous conferences: Oslo 2012, Venice 2014 and Duisburg 2016 see at:, this is a further fundamental step of the aniridia community in our effort directed to improving the knowledge of the disease, strengthening the network among professionals and promoting research and a better treatment and quality of life of those affected by this condition.

Ophthalmological consultations for foreign aniridic patients (WAGR patients included) will be available on Friday 24th August 2018. The same day a Patients & families meeting and a Youth meeting will be open to the participants. Moreover, a patients and family session will be held on Sunday morning. Please check information about programme and registration at:

Aniridia Europe’s General Assembly for full and affiliated members is scheduled on Friday 24th August 2018.

Please take note of this schedule while booking your travel and accommodation.

For any question about the conference please contact Geniris, the organisers:

For information about Aniridia Europe’s social and institutional activities during the conference please contact our President, Ms. Rosa Sánchez de Vega: