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EyeWiki is where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view articles written by ophthalmologists, covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment. Any qualified ophthalmologist or ophthalmologist in training is invited to contribute content to the wiki.

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Featured Article for December 1, 2019

Choroideremia

Choroideremia is an X-linked chorioretinal dystrophy characterized by the diffuse, progressive degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), photoreceptors and choriocapillaris. It is caused by a mutation in the CHM gene and is the focus of exciting basic and clinical research. Gene therapy through viral vectors has shown early promise in the possible treatment of this blinding disease.

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Marcus Marcet, M.D.
Deputy Editor-in-Chief 
Cat Nguyen Burkat, MD FACS

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Cataract/Anterior Segment  
Alpa S. Patel, M.D.
Cornea/External Disease  
Vatinee Bunya, MD
Glaucoma  
Ahmad A. Aref, MD, MBA
Neuro-ophthalmology/Orbit  
Andrew Go Lee, MD
Ocular Trauma  
Anna Murchison, MD, MPH
Oculoplastics/Orbit  
Michael T Yen, MD
Oncology/Pathology  
Matthew W. Wilson, MD, FACS
Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus  
Monte A Del Monte, MD
Refractive Management/Intervention  
Majid Moshirfar, M.D.
Retina/Vitreous  
Jennifer I Lim MD
Uveitis  
Alan Palestine, MD