José Paulo Cabral de Vasconcellos

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PURPOSE Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the most important microvascular complications in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In Brazil, its proliferative form is the second cause of irreversible blindness among adults of working age. Despite the strong association of DR with disease duration and degree of chronic hyperglycemia, genetic predisposition has(More)
PURPOSE Congenital cataracts are one of the most treatable causes of visual impairment and blindness during infancy. Approximately 50% of all congenital cataract cases may have a genetic cause. Once there is an intimate relationship between crystallin genes and lens transparency, they are excellent candidate genes for inherited cataract. The purpose of this(More)
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