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Optic atrophy 6: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive dysfunction of the optic nerve which results in vision impairment. Vision impairment ranges from moderate to severe. Type 6 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 8q21-q22. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Optic atrophy 6 is available below.
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Prognosis for Optic atrophy 6: The condition tends to progress slowly with adult distance vision ranging from 1/10 to 2/10.
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