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Review Articles from PubMed
Autosomal recessive bestrophinopathy (ARB) results from a total absence of functional bestrophin-1 protein owing to two BEST1 mutations, one on each of the chromosomes. If present at an early age, the presenting feature could be decreased vision due to amblyopia. Refractive error ...
North Carolina macular dystrophy (NCMD) has a variable phenotype (Fig. 21.1). Patients are usually infants, in whom the fundus shows a cluster of yellowish-white lesions (like drusen) at the macula (grade 1); sometimes the lesions are confluent (grade 2). As the disease progresses, ...
Patients with occult macular dystrophy (OMD) are usually middle-aged and have progressive loss of central vision or notice central scotoma, but no significant abnormality is seen in the fundus or fluorescein angiography. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) shows loss of the ellipsoid ...
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
To measure and compare corneal biomechanics in patients with macular corneal dystrophy (MCD), versus those who underwent penetrating keratoplasty (PK) for MCD, versus normal subjects.
To investigate the clinical and genetic characteristics of occult macular dystrophy (OMD) based on a Chinese patient cohort.