Informal gatherings took place to celebrate Aniridia Day 2018. They brought together people affected by aniridia to share experiences, stories and useful information.
Krasnodar – 21 June
Member of the Interregional Support Centre for patients with Aniridia “ Iris” met in a cafe in Russia.
Bashkortostan – 21 June
Also in Russia, families met to talk and celebrate in a park.
London – 20 June
Glen and James, Eileen, Chris, Eleanor. Keith and Matt met at London Victoria station for drinks and dinner. They also broadcast live on the internet to wish the world happy Nystagmus and Aniridia Day .
Cardiff – 17 June
Emily, who has aniridia along with her son, hosted a meet up on Sunday for people in South Wales. Four people with aniridia plus siblings and parents met to chat about medical experiences and day to day support over tea and pizza. They are planning to have another get together soon.