Hereditary disease of the posterior segment

What is it?

Genetic mutations can affect the structure or function of the retina. These mutations are usually inherited through families but may occasionally exhibit in a ‘de novo’ fashion.

Major advances in gene discovery and therapeutics have progressed the management of these conditions. The first commercially available gene therapy in medicine has been approved for the treatment of mutations affecting the RPE65 gene which plays a vital role in the visual cycle.


Risk Factors


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If you are suffering from a retinal condition or simply experiencing issues with your vision, our team of experts will be happy to assist you.

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