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Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Retinitis pigmentosa 27: Introduction

Retinitis pigmentosa 27: 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 27 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 14q11.1-q11.2. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retinitis pigmentosa 27 is available below.

Symptoms of Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Treatments for Retinitis pigmentosa 27

  • 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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Causes of Retinitis pigmentosa 27

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Prognosis for Retinitis pigmentosa 27

Prognosis for Retinitis pigmentosa 27: night blindness occurs by the age of 20 followed by progressive loss of visual field and visual acuity

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  1. Retinitis pigmentosa 27: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis

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