Looking at photos of 2-year-old resident of Minnesota Melanie
Dickerson, many Internet users come to the conclusion that this
super realistic doll, or pictures were montage.
Some web regulars even believe that in these frames
captured hybrid human and alien. Well, someone with
shudders recalls the terrible urban legends of
supernatural children with black eyes.
The girl’s eyes are actually almost completely black.
Little American has a rare genetic disorder under
Achenfeld-Rieger syndrome, due to which its structure
pupils are broken, and the iris is completely absent.
Thanks to this, Melanie’s unnaturally huge pupils occupy almost
the entire front of her eyes, giving the child at the same time
charming, like a cartoon character, and a few
Dickerson is very fortunate that her condition is limited only
external unusualness and high photosensitivity of the eye, due to
which our heroine is forced to wear dark glasses even with weak
the sun. Many other children with Achenfeld-Rieger syndrome
glaucoma and deafness occur. Mother of girl Karina Dickerson
says some strangers get scared seriously
babes (when she is without glasses), but Karina herself considers them
According to the woman, when her daughter was born, Melanie’s eyes
were completely normal for the baby. Only over time, parents
began to notice that her pupils are expanding more and more,
closing the iris, and the bright light hurts the baby. AT
5-month-old girl performed eye surgery to reduce
risk of developing glaucoma. Natives hope that an unusual appearance
will not be an obstacle to normal communication Melanie with
peers, and in the future – for a full life …