How is it inherited?
How is it diagnosed?
How is it treated?
-Wearing protective clothing such as long sleeves/pants
-Wearing thick clothing so that no light can reach the skin
-Using sunscreen with an SPF of 50 or higher whenever skin is exposed to the sun
-Examination by a dermatologist every 3 to 6 months
-Frequent eye examinations
-Yearly testing for potential neurological defects