A hereditary disorder that leads to abnormality of retinal receptors and severe visual impairment at an early age, often from birth. LCA is an autosomal recessive disease. There is no cure, but new advancements in gene therapy may prove promising in the not-too-distant future.

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Foundation for Retinal Research
Information about the condition (along with background about heredity and eye function), resources for families, and solicitation for donations to fund research.
OMIM
Information about the disease, focusing on gene mutations and associated symptoms. Links to numerous full-text research reports.
WonderBaby
News, facts, and information about the disease, including an FAQ.
Yahoo Groups: LCA
For those interested in sharing and sourcing information relating to this genetic disorder. Includes a chat, photos, and a message board.
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