Ileana Gatica

Ileana lives in Massachusetts with her family and focuses most of her time on raising her three kids. Her oldest daughter, Amanda, is diagnosed with bilateral anophthalmia.

Ileana Gatica
Amanda smiling.

Eye Conditions and Syndromes

Finding Joy and Strength in Raising a Child with Anophthalmia

When raising a child with anophthalmia, be patient, be kind to yourself, and take it one day at a time. Your child will fill your life with love!