Ocular genetics: current understanding.

  title={Ocular genetics: current understanding.},
  author={Ian M MacDonald and Mai Tran and Maria A. Musarella},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={49 2},
Over the past decade, there has been an exponential increase in our knowledge of heritable eye conditions. Coincidentally, our ability to provide accurate genetic diagnoses has allowed appropriate counseling to patients and families. A summary of our current understanding of ocular genetics will prove useful to clinicians, researchers, and students as an introduction to the subject.