According to several sources, including the Foundation Fighting Blindness (one of the most authoritative organizations to combat eye diseases) and National Eye Institute February is low vision awareness month. Read
“You have a sixth sense” it is said attributing someone else a sort of super-power, which goes beyond the canonical five senses. Read
by Mark Dunning
Original article appeared on Usher Syndrome Coalition Website
Thanks to genetic testing, we are now able to identify children with all types of Usher syndrome at a much younger age. Read
It is a fact that to date there are no cures or therapies for retinitis pigmentosa.
We have collected in this article all the treatments that circulate on the web, but in the same article it reads:
There are no univocal scientific confirmations. Read
Usher Syndrome Coalition. The Usher Syndrome Coalition’s mission is to raise awareness and accelerate research for the most common genetic cause of combined deafness and blindness. Read
In the month of August 2019 a very interesting and important research study on the life strategies of people with Usher Syndrome type 2A was published in Sweden. Read
On December 2nd Retina International sent the RI USH SIG Winter Newsletter
We are happy to send you the RI USH SIG Winter Newsletter providing you with an update of the latest and upcoming news relevant for people living with Usher Syndrome and with a resource file on USH subtypes, genetic testing and USH genes. Read
Inspired by putting visually imparied people first, Reader-view creates a new way to search the internet.
Typically when people search the web for content to read, the process consists of two separate tasks: guessing which link is going to be the best one to click, and then reading the articles. Read
ProQR is developing a novel investigational drug called QR-421a to treat RP in patients that have USH2 due to a mutation in a specific part of the USH2A gene, called exon 13. Read