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Leber Congenital Amaurosis

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New York Ophthalmic Oncology

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Nystagmus is an eye condition characterized by rapid, jerky eye movements.  It is a symptom which should always be investigated by a
specialist as it can be a result of other disorders.

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What is iritis?

Characteristics of Acute Iritis. Severe redness, hazy iris surface, narrow pupil

Iritis is the inflammation of the iris, the colored portion of the eye. It has been known cause extreme pain, light sensitivity and sight loss, which is often the result of a disease in anothe part of the body. Most cases of iritis are recurring, in what I call small attacks. Once treated the attack will usually respond to various medications. However, the condition may become sight threatening when left untreated. Medication for iritis varies, treatment that works for one will not always work with another.


Leber Congenital Amaurosis, Blindness & Vision Impairments

An inherited retinal degenerative disease characterized by severe loss of vision at birth. A variety of other eye-related abnormalities including roving eye movements, deep-set eyes, and sensitivity to bright light also occur with this disease. Some patients with LCA also experience central nervous system abnormalities.

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