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Retinitis pigmentosa is a medical term used to describe an eye disease in which there is damage done to the retina.

Quick Facts

Retinitis Pigmentosa is the kind of medical condition that involves damage to the retina in the eye
It is essentially an eye disease in which retina is dented which is in charge of translating light images to nerve signals and transferring them back to the brain.
This disorder cause severe weakening and blurring of vision in the eye
This is a prolonged disorder which if not treated in time can lead to perpetual blindness which has no cure other than eye replacement
This medical disorder is not so common
There is no distinct age crutch which suffers from this disorder
It can occur at any age, any gender and any race

Retinitis Pigmentosa Causes

Genetic inheritance
Genetic defects in youngsters passed on from the older generations
Presence of dark deposits in the retina

Retinitis Pigmentosa Symptoms

Night blindness nyctalopia
Tunnel vision (no peripheral vision)
Peripheral vision (no central vision)
Laticcework vision
Aversion to glare
Slow adjustment from dark to light environments and vice versa
Blurring of vision
Poor colour separation
Extreme tiredness