Institute of Ophthalmology-Clínica Girona (IOC) 
Juli Garreta, 13 2on pis · 17002 Girona
CIF B17356932
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Volume 1198
Book 0
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Entry 5
 

Diseases

Retinitis Pigmentosa RP

Definition: It is a progressive degeneration of the retina, usually related to genetic problems, it is characterized by progressive death of photoreceptors, especially rod cells, responsible for night and peripheral vision. The disease causes a loss of peripheral vision (gun-barrel vision) and night blindness.

Treatments:
  1. At present there are no treatments for this disease, control of possible complications or other associated problems such as cataracts or macular edema is recommended. It is also recommended genetic disease assessment.
Retinitis Pigmentosa RP