Retinitis Pigmentosa

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Five symptoms

  • Narrowing Vision
  • Vision at night can be affected
  • Drive at day only
  • RP is in 1-4,000 people
  • It is ressisive

How does it affect daily life

  • Seeing is harder
  • Eye sight marrows
  • Cant see very much

Pictures of Rp

X Chromosome is affected

Mutation causing condition

  • More than 60 genes
  • Non sydromic
  • Autosomal dominate

Name of gene that is mutated

The gene affected USH2A


The Three main treatments are

stem cell grafts

gene therapy and skin-derived inducedpluripotent


There is no cure for RP