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I was diagnosed with Stargardt disease. What is the pigmentation behind the retina that causes frontal visual disruption?
Stargardt is a genetic disease that can cause abnormalities of the retinal pigment epithelium. Poor function of the pigment epithelium leads to loss of vision.
Answered by: Gary Hirshfield, MD
Categories: Eye Diseases
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Answered: Jun 20, 2013
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