Genetics of Ocular Diseases in Malaysia

  title={Genetics of Ocular Diseases in Malaysia},
  author={Ahmad Tajudin Liza-Sharmini and Tengku Ain Kamalden},
Understanding the role of genetics in clinical practice has evolved drastically in Malaysia. However, the understanding of genetics in ocular diseases is still at the infancy. In this chapter, we summarize the publications on genetic studies involving Malaysian population on glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, and retinoblastoma. Potential susceptibility genetic markers for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and primary angle-closure… CONTINUE READING