Foundation News

Macular
Degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a
retinal degenerative disease that causes a progressive loss of
central vision.

Retinitis
Pigmentosa
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of genetic
eye conditions. In the progression of symptoms for RP, night
blindness generally precedes tunnel vision by years or even
decades.

Stargardt
Disease
Stargardt disease is the most common form of
inherited juvenile macular degeneration. The progressive vision
loss associated with Stargardt disease is caused by the death
of photoreceptor cells in the central portion of the retina
called the macula.

Usher
Syndrome
Usher syndrome is an inherited condition
characterized by hearing impairment and progressive vision
loss.

Other
Retinal Diseases
Find a listing of the other research
funded retinal degenerative .