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Featured Article for November 15, 2017


Albinism represents a set of inherited conditions characterized by absent or decreased tissue melanin in conjunction with characteristic ocular and visual pathway anomalies. Those affected by this condition manifest varying degrees of hypopigmentation and vision-related disability.

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Deputy Editor-in-Chief 
Penny Asbell, M.D.

Section Lead Editors

Cataract/Anterior Segment  
Alpa S. Patel, M.D.
Cornea/External Disease  
Maria A. Woodward, MD
Ahmad A. Aref, MD
Andrew Go Lee, MD
Cat Nguyen Burkat, MD FACS
Todd Mondzelewski, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus  
Monte A Del Monte, MD
Refractive Management/Intervention  
Majid Moshirfar, M.D.
Vinay A. Shah M.D.
Russell W. Read, MD, PhD