Day: August 28, 2019

Understanding Stargardt Disease

Stargardt Disease: Understanding its Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

Although degenerative eye disease is usually associated with aging individuals, a genetic disorder known as Stargardt disease can affect children and young adults. Named after Karl Stargardt, a German opthalmologist who was the first to report the case in the early 20th century, Stargardt disease involves the retina, known as the light-sensitive tissue at the …

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