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Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy: Introduction

Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy: Vitelliform macular dystrophy is a rare inherited eye disorder that affects the retina and often results in progressive loss of central vision. The early-onset form of the condition is called Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy and usually appears during childhood. The severity of the symptoms of this form of the condition is quite variable. Peripheral and night vision are usually unaffected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy is available below.

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Causes of Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

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Prognosis for Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy

Prognosis for Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy: Vision deterioration is usually quite mild in the first 40 years of life. The rate of progression varies amongst patients with some cases retaining relatively good vision while others suffer a more rapid deterioration of vision. About 75% of patients over the age of 40 retain visual acuity better than 20/40 in their better eye and about 50% of patients over the age of 50 retain visual acuity of 20/70 in their better eye.

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