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Retinitis pigmentosa 29

Retinitis pigmentosa 29: Introduction

Retinitis pigmentosa 29: 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 29 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 4q32-q34. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Retinitis pigmentosa 29 is available below.

Symptoms of Retinitis pigmentosa 29

Treatments for Retinitis pigmentosa 29

  • 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 29

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Prognosis for Retinitis pigmentosa 29

Prognosis for Retinitis pigmentosa 29: Visual impairment begins by the age of 20, central vision loss occurs between 25 and 30 years and complete blindness occurs between 40 and 50 years.

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  1. Retinitis pigmentosa 29: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis

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