JOURNAL REVIEWED: Ophthalmic Genetics

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Enucleation refusal for retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is the most common eye cancer in childhood, with enucleation rarely being the only lifesaving surgical option, especially where evidence of extraocular spread is apparent. This study sought to survey a global pool of eye care professionals with regards...

Hereditary profile of retinal detachment

This review sought to clarify some of the heritable elements of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). The familial element of RRD is well established, with the sibling recurrence risk ratio being 2.1 (Mitry and colleagues), and the parent-offspring recurrence risk ratio...

Resolution of mid-peripheral schisis in x-linked retinoschisis with the use of dorzolamide

X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS) is an early onset hereditary retinal dystrophy. It is caused by mutations of the RS1 gene. Common manifestations of XLRS are schitic lesions at the macula, as well as infero-temporal schisis. Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors have previously been...

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