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Retinitis Pigmentosa 23

Retinitis Pigmentosa 23: Introduction

Retinitis Pigmentosa 23: Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited eye disorder characterized by progressive loss of peripheral vision and night vision difficulties that can cause central vision loss. There are a large number of genes linked to retinitis pigmentosa. Type 23 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome Xp22. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retinitis Pigmentosa 23 is available below.

Symptoms of Retinitis Pigmentosa 23

Treatments for Retinitis Pigmentosa 23

  • There is no cure for the condition but complete loss of vision is considered uncommon for the disease
  • It is recommended that sunglasses be worn regularly to protect them from UV light
  • Regular screening should be undertaken to monitor for such things as cataracts
  • Research is still evaluating the benefits of vitamin A and DHA in slowing the progression of the condition
  • Low vision aids will help a person function better on a day to day basis e.g. electronic, optical, mechanical and computer-based aids
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