A geneticist is a healthcare professional who has specialized knowledge about genetic conditions and diseases.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT GENETICIST?
A geneticist can be consulted if you are suffering from a condition which has been prevalent in your family, a chromosomal disorder, birth defects or hereditary cancer.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF GENETICIST?
A geneticist is engaged in researching about, diagnosing birth defects and genetic conditions and providing proper treatment and management options for these conditions.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE GENETICIST FOR
Geneticists can help treat conditions like chromosome abnormality, color blindness, cystic fibrosis, anemia, polycystic kidney disease, autism, dementia etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
Laron syndrome, an inherited disorder, which is responsible for giving a person short height also ensures that the affected person has increased longevity and minimum possible chances of developing cancer or diabetes.