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Topic: Eyes, Medical

Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is a type of ectodermal dysplasia that can significantly affect the eyes. This article provides information to help you better understand the terminology and best practices for treating the eyes.

It’s written by Lacy Light, a mother of a child with IP and an ophthalmologist, Richard A. Lewis, M.D. Learn what examinations your infant with IP must have in order to save their vision.

Discover what the different medical terminology means and what to expect for your child’s treatment. Find out how retinal bleeding, detachment and other issues can impact vision and what you can do to prevent it.

The authors provide the signs to look for if the retina is detaching along with other helpful tips.

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