University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Asymmetric Pigment Dispersion Syndrome

This patient has markedly asymmetric pigment dispersion syndrome. There is no known cause for the asymmetry. He has no history of trauma and his refractive errors (-3.35 D) are symmetric. The left eye has a larger cup and has required trabeculectomy while the right eye has been easy to control.