Light and inherited retinal degeneration.

@article{Paskowitz2006LightAI,
  title={Light and inherited retinal degeneration.},
  author={Daniel M. Paskowitz and Matthew M. Lavail and Jacque L Duncan},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={90 8},
  pages={
          1060-6
        }
}
Light deprivation has long been considered a potential treatment for patients with inherited retinal degenerative diseases, but no therapeutic benefit has been demonstrated to date. In the few clinical studies that have addressed this issue, the underlying mutations were unknown. Our rapidly expanding knowledge of the genes and mechanisms involved in retinal degeneration have made it possible to reconsider the potential value of light restriction in specific genetic contexts. This review… CONTINUE READING
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