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Let’s take a closer look inside the eye:

A diagram of the eye, showing light entering the pupil and being focused on the fovea area of the retina, which includes rod and cone cells.

How are retinal diseases inherited?

Narrated by genetic counsellor Elena, this animated video brings to life three ways inherited retinal disease can occur.


of people with an inherited retinal disease called retinitis pigmentosa have no knowledge of previous family history.