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"Retinitis pigmentosa"




  1. photo Scientists develop implant that transmits visual signals to the brain, helping the blind seeScientists develop implant that transmits visual signals to the brain, helping the blind seeNews
    . The study involved patients suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a hereditary condition that causes a person to lose sight gradually until they become totally blind. The patients were given perceptualRead more
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    with vitamin E in retinitis pigmentosa Reduces brain damage after a stroke Prevents bone loss, possibly through an anti-inflammatory effect Reduces frequency and intensity of migraines Improves skin textureRead more
  3. photo Arthritis, Depression and Eye Health UpdatesArthritis, Depression and Eye Health UpdatesTreatment
    ? Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is another progressive disease. As its name implies, it affects the retinas of the eyes. The expected trajectory of this ocular condition leads to a decline in nighttime visionRead more

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Retinitis pigmentosa

Disease

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited, degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment and often blindness. The progress of RP is not consistent. Some people will exhibit symptoms from infancy, others may not notice symptoms until later in life. Generally, the later the onset, the more rapid is the deterioration in sight.[citation needed] Those who do not have RP have 90...More