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A Surprising Number of Carrier Females are Affected by X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa

Calico catX-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) is an inherited retinal disease causing significant vision loss, sometimes complete blindness, in males. Females are often considered to be unaffected carriers of the condition, with a 50 percent chance of passing XLRP to their sons.
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What Everyone with a Retinal Disease Should Know about Vitamin A

blue eyeIf you think of your retinas as the engines that power your vision, then vitamin A is their fuel. Without vitamin A in our diets, we wouldn’t see.
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Can DHA Save Your Vision?

A fish dishIt’s hard to miss the media hubbub about the potential health benefits of the omega-3 fatty acid called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Research has suggested that DHA in your diet is good for preventing and treating cardiovascular diseases, neurological conditions, depression and a slew of other conditions and maladies, including those that affect the retina.
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