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The tools and tests used to diagnose inherited retinal disease (IRD)

The tools and tests used to diagnose inherited retinal disease (IRD)

Diagnosing rare diseases like retinitis pigmentosa (RP), Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), or choroideremia can be complex. Here are a few of the tools eye care professionals often use along the diagnostic journey. Read more

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The undeniable case for genetic testing

The undeniable case for genetic testing

This grandfather and grandson were both diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as young boys. The difference in their experiences, however, is measured by more than years. Scientific advances in genetic testing and gene therapy research are transforming the diagnostic journey. Read their story

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