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Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy is maternally transmitted genetic disorder determined by acute or subacute bilateral visual loss the predominantly affects young males, sometimes as young as two years of age. Leber’s disease is characterized by degeneration of retinal ganglion cells in particular those contributing to the papillomacular bundle, leading to optic atrophy. Diagnosis is difficult—and […]
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Macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in older people. It is brought on by the deterioration of the retinal pigment epithelium accelerated by oxidative stress. The net effect is blind spots. There are two forms of macular degeneration, dry and wet. Wet is caused by the aberrant growth of blood […]
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