Today, numerous clinical trials are either completed or underway for the treatment of different types of inherited retinal diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP), Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), achromatopsia (ACHM), Usher syndrome and Stargardt disease. These trials explore the potential of gene therapy and several other technologies.
After receiving your results, your genetic counsellor and eye specialist may recommend extra steps to find out if you are eligible for a clinical trial or approved therapy.
works by replacing mutated genes with new normal copies of that gene
corrects the gene variant directly, instead of delivering a new gene
fixes the instructions required to create proteins
Ask your eye specialist about genetic testing today.
While you can’t change what you inherit, you may find answers that can help put you in control of your future.
Know what to expect before, during, and after your genetic test or retest.