Rare diseases

Rare eye diseases are the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness in children and young adults in Europe. There are over 900 rare eye diseases, the vast majority of which currently have no cure. But research is making great strides.

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Congenital glaucoma

Congenital glaucoma, present from birth, and infantile glaucoma, appearing before the age of 3, are rare forms of glaucoma…
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Stargardt's Disease

Stargardt's disease is a degeneration of the central retina, of genetic origin. It affects the macula, which is responsible…
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Retinitis pigmentosa

Pigmentary retinopathy is a progressive genetic degeneration of the photoreceptor cells in the retina. Pigmentary retinopathy…
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