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Retinitis Pigmentosa is a an inherited, degenerative eye disease that leads to severely impaired vision. For people affected with Retinitis Pigmentosa, the rod photoreceptor cells in the retina are damaged. The initial symptoms of the disease manifest based on the age. The diagnosis may occur anytime from infancy to late childhood. Symptoms are:
• Decreased vision at night or low light
• Difficulty in moving around in the dark
• Loss of peripheral vision
• Tunnel vision
• Loss of central vision that affects the ability to read
HOW IS RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA DIAGNOSED?
Ophthalmologists examine your eye and evaluate your symptoms during diagnosis. Various tests for evaluating the retina are colour test, ophthalmoscopy, intraocular pressure, electroretinogram, pupil reflex response, retinal photography and slit lamp examination
HOW IS RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA TREATED?
There are no treatment methods for Retinitis Pigmentosa. Wearing sunglasses to protect from UV rays may help preserve vision. Treatment with antioxidants helps slow down progression
DID YOU KNOW?
Complete blindness to occur in patients with retinitis pigmentosa is extremely rare.