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Question:
I was diagnosed with Stargardt disease. What is the pigmentation behind the retina that causes frontal visual disruption?

Answer:
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, MDDr. Gary Hirshfield

Categories: Eye Diseases 

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Answered: Jun 20, 2013

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