EyeWiki:Featured article/April 1, 2016

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Featured Article for March 31, 2016


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. These conditions generally are incurable but are static. Proper ophthalmic and dermatologic management may be crucial in maximizing visual potential and overall prognosis.

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