Know health tips about retinitis pigmentosa
Decreased night vision and loss of peripheral vision is known as retinitis pigmentosa (RP. Colour vision is intact until late.)
Types of rp:-
* autosomal recessive: sever diminished vision, night blindness occurs early in life. Most common.
* autosomal dominant:-least severe diminished night blindness.
* x-linked recessive:-rarest and most severe visual loss.
Vitamine -a (betacarotine)
Dha (docosahexaoenoic acid)
Calcium channel blocker
Vit e and c
Omega 3 fatty acid, antioxidants
Growth factor transplantation
Retinal prosthesis (phototransducing chip implant on epiretinal and subretinal region with digital camera on glass to improve vision)
Gene therapy:-research is under