a family-like or genetic disorder wherein a kid is born with skin covering their eyes. It might happen on one eye or both. The eyes will generally exist underneath the skin, but eyelids, lashes, and tear ducts might not be. Commonly observed in cognitive retardation.

CRYPTOPHTHALMOS SYNDROME: "The symptoms of Cryptophthalmos Syndrome were immediately visible at birth."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CRYPTOPHTHALMOS SYNDROME," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed September 23, 2021).