People with albinism also have an underdeveloped fovea. The fovea is the part of the retina responsible for much of visual acuity. This is usually the abnormality that most affects vision in ocular albinism and oculocutaneous albinism. Depending on the degree of foveal underdevelopment, vision may be mildly or severely impaired.
Nystagmus is a condition that causes involuntary, rapid movement of one or both eyes. Nystagmus often occurs with vision problems, including blurriness. This condition is sometimes called “dancing eyes.” Symptoms of nystagmus. The symptoms include fast, uncontrollable eye movements. The direction of movement determines the type of nystagmus: Horizontal nystagmus involves side-to-side eye movements.
Another name for this condition is light sensitivity. It’s a common symptom that’s associated with several different conditions, ranging from minor irritations to serious medical... Read More. Photophobia is a condition in which bright lights hurt your eyes. Another name for this condition is light sensitivity.
The features of ocular albinism include: reduced visual acuity (typically from approximately 20/30 to approximately 20/400); nystagmus (an uncontrollable, pendular, rapid movement of the eyes back and forth); strabismus (a muscle imbalance of the eyes in which the eyes are “crossed” rather than straight and parallel); and sensitivity to bright light.