When color matters: Waardenburg syndrome
The present case has been reported in the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology.

A 27-year-old lady, systemically normal, with diffuse iris hypopigmentation, telecanthus, mild synophrys with a congenital white forelock treated with hair color and 20/20 vision in both eyes presented for treatment of the heterogeneous iris color.

Fundus examination revealed a sectoral superonasal hypopigmented choroid in the left eye. Fundus autofluorescence revealed hyperautofluorescence through the hypopigmented choroidal region in the left eye indicating unmasking of scleral autofluorescence.

The patient was diagnosed as a case of Waardenburg syndrome Type 1 and was offered a cosmetic contact lens. Audiometry on both sides and gastrointestinal examination was normal.

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