Retina Italia Onlus is the National Association for the fight against inherited retinal dystrophies. On of the main purpose is the promotion and development of scientific research for the identification of the causes, treatment and prevention of retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, inherited retinal dystrophies and other diseases that cause low vision and blindness.
It works for healthcare and social care and for a global care of the person with visual impairment.
It promotes the updating and dissemination of the most modern and advanced systems of care, support, rehabilitation and aid of people affected by low vision or blindness.
It is active in promoting the autonomy of the visually impaired in all areas of human activity.
To update the information to patients on scientific research, technical aid, law regulation it publishes LUMEN, a quarterly magazine to update information, in printed form and on CD.
Retina Italia Onlus sponsored #YellowTheWorld ‘Everest Expedition, recognizing it a good project for awareness on Retinitis Pigmentosa.