Albinism is a genetic condition resulting in a lack of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and hair. It is an inherited condition arising from the combination of recessive genes passed from both parents of an individual. A variety of problems with photosensitivity in eyesight and skin usually result from the condition.
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National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
An organization where people with albinism, their families and those that work with them can get information, ask questions and share their experiences.
Features information on this disorder and its alternative names. A definition and a look at the causes, incidence and risk factors.
Includes the types, associated vision problems, myths, superstitions, and famous people with the condition. From Wikipedia.
The Albinism Fellowship UK
Voluntary organisation that aims to provide information, advice and support, for people with Albinism.
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network Inc
Information and resources about the syndrome and albinism.
PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research
Scientific society devoted to those of us interested in various aspects of pigment cells.
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