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Nov 5, 2013
Is Acupuncture a Beneficial Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa?
Acupuncture definitely has potential benefits, and the breadth of those is being aggressively explored.
Oct 30, 2013
Urine Test Helps Diagnose RP Caused by DHDDS Mutations
While it isn’t a substitute for a diagnosis through genetic testing, the urine test can verify that a given DHDDS mutation is, in fact, causing RP.
Oct 23, 2013
What exactly is gene therapy, and how does it work?
Oct 20, 2013
Just How Tricky Halloween Can Be
For those with night blindness, a symptom of many retinal diseases, most notably retinitis pigmentosa, or RP, navigating a trick-or-treating throng can be, well, a nightmare.
Sep 26, 2013
New Imaging Technique May Be Game-Changer for RP Clinical Trials
Known as EZ Width, it holds potential for reducing the time, cost and number of patients needed to determine if a therapy is working in a clinical trial.
Sep 6, 2013
Alice Bartlett – Back on That Horse
His name is Battle. He’s an Arabian, stands more than 15 hands (or 5 feet) tall and weighs 1,000 pounds. He’s been with Alice Bartlett since his birth 26 years ago, and she’s been riding him since he was 2.
Alice, by the way, is legally blind.
Aug 29, 2013
The Pseudofovea: How the Retina Adapts to Central Vision Loss
How the Retina Adapts to Central Vision Loss
Aug 22, 2013
The Invaluable Role of the Retinal Specialist
Until therapies become readily available, it’s important for patients and families to establish an ongoing relationship with a retinal specialist familiar with retinal degenerations.
Aug 9, 2013
When a Condition is More than a Retinal Disease
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is, of course, all about finding treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases. However, we are well aware that many of our constituents and their families are dealing with more than just vision loss. That’s because genetic defects causing retinal conditions can sometimes affect other parts of the body. The result is conditions often referred to as syndromes.
Jul 26, 2013
Researchers Move Closer to Getting a Complete Genetic Picture of the Retina
Identifying the genes and proteins that play a major role in retinal health and vision is an important step in finding preventions and cures for degenerative diseases.