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Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 7

Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 7: Introduction

Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 7: A rare inherited retinal disease (retinal dystrophy) that usually starts during the fetal stage. Vision impairment is usually apparent at birth or within months of birth. Type 7 is distinguished from the other forms of this condition by the genetic origin of the defect - chromosome 19q13.3, CRX gene. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 7 is available below.

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Treatments for Amaurosis congenita of Leber, type 7

  • There is no definitive treatment at this stage but research into the use of gene therapy is showing promise. Patients who do retain some level of vision can use various aids to improve their day-to-day functioning: low-vision aids, optical aids, computer-based aids and electronic aids. Other measures which can assist visually impaired patients are: mobility training, assistance with job placement and adaptive training skills
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