The only reason to remove an iris is to eradicate iris cancer. I have come across couple of patients in my clinic asking to change the colour of the eye by removing the iris. This is completely wrong and I am not sure where the idea of iris removal came from. The results could be very serious and in the worst case scenario the patient might lose the eye.
Is there a surgery involving the removal of the iris and the pupil, so all that's left is a white eye/cornea?
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