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Retinitis Pigmentosa 26

Retinitis Pigmentosa 26: Introduction

Retinitis Pigmentosa 26: 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 26 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q31.2-q32.3. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retinitis Pigmentosa 26 is available below.

Symptoms of Retinitis Pigmentosa 26

Treatments for Retinitis Pigmentosa 26

  • 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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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
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