Eye Conditions And Syndromes 74
Blindness due to a retinal disorder is no longer completely untreatable. There are devices that can restore or augment sight as well as some serious movement in the world of genetic therapy and stem cell research.
Do you have questions about the genetics behind an inherited retinal disorder? How do you do genetic testing... and what do you do with the test results?
Researchers have found a genetic mutation that explains why some children are born without eyes (anophthalmia) or with small eyes (microphthalmia).
This is a lovely story about Evelyn and her journey so far through life. Diagnosed with FEVR, Evelyn has very poor sight, but that hasn't stopped her!
Author Nicole Kear describes her reaction to the diagnosis of losing her vision to retinitis pigmentosa that she received in college, and the choices it caused her to make in her life.
Patching can be a chore and a challenge, but if you keep it light and fun, you'll get through it. Here are our favorite patching resources that will make patching easy for you and your child!
This blog on educational information around Cortical Visual Impairment is written by a Teacher of the Visually Impaired with a specialty in CVI.
Researchers are developing an oral medicine that improves visual ability in patients with LCA from the RPE65 or LRAT genes. This is very exciting news!
This is the first installment from UK-based parent Karen and how she felt when her son, Fred, was diagnosed with a rare condition F.E.V.R., folded retinas across the middle of both eyes.