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Retinitis pigmentosa 1

Retinitis pigmentosa 1: Introduction

Retinitis pigmentosa 1: 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 1 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 8q11-q13. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retinitis pigmentosa 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Retinitis pigmentosa 1

Treatments for Retinitis pigmentosa 1

  • 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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Retinitis pigmentosa 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Retinitis pigmentosa 1, or a subtype of Retinitis pigmentosa 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Retinitis pigmentosa 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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