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How do inherited retinal diseases happen?

Narrated by genetic counsellor Elena, this animated video brings to life the surprising story of how inherited retinal diseases occur.

How are retinal diseases inherited?

There are many ways genes can be inherited, such as autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive and X-linked inheritance.

“It gives you the opportunity to feel in control of the situation”

28-year-old Ramya is living with Leber congenital amaurosis. In this video, she explains how genetic testing helped her to understand more about herself and her family. Watch her story.