Macular Degeneration: Study finds link

Study finds link between gene mutation and retinitis pigmentosa in U.S. Hispanic families Thirty-six percent of Hispanic families in the U.S. with a common form of retinitis pigmentosa got the disease because they carry a mutation of the arrestin-1 gene, according to...

Functional retinal prosthesis

Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of eye problems that affect the retina. This condition changes how the retina responds to light, making it hard to see. People with retinitis pigmentosa lose their vision slowly over time. Usually, though, they will not become totally...
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