At the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, they are studying the visual system of the zebrafish in hopes of finding cures for blindness.
A different way to think about saving vision in inherited retinal diseases may be to turn rods into cones.
A doctor in the Netherlands is developing a treatment for LCA that could help patients with the CEP290 mutation.
A new pilot app from Boston Children's Hospital allows doctors in their Ophthalmology Department to remotely monitor patients after surgery for strabismus.
Spark Therapeutics has launched a new website designed to help patients, caregivers and health care professionals better understand inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) and the importance of genetic testing.
Gene-editing technology could personalize how we treat eye diseases.
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?