By: Valentina Vitoria
Oculocutaneous albinism, Ocular albinism, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
What are the symptoms?
Absence in the color of eye, hair or skin. Lighter than normal skin and hair. Missing skin color.
Are there parental tests for this disorder?
Genetic testings is the most accurate way to help find out if you have albinism and also if it is in the family history. Also a visual look can tell when the tests are uncertain.
Are there any treatments or cures? Could this disorder have been prevented?
No but you have to have a treatment that eases the symptoms or else you could become blind or have skin cancer.No but the family’s with family history should have consulted a doctor to know if their kid as albinism.