Genetic testing in retinal dystrophies.
Developments in genetics and technology are bringing with them incredible possibilities in the management and potential cure of patients with retinal dystrophy. In this editorial, we address the issue of genetic testing in retinal dystrophies. In the first section, we provide some background information about genetic testing. In the second section, we discuss how genetic testing can be helpful to patients and families with retinal dystrophy. In the third section, we introduce some important considerations that one must be aware of while contemplating genetic testing.
Recommended CitationGanesh, Anuradha and Keep, Rosanne B, "Genetic testing in retinal dystrophies." (2011). Wills Eye Institute Papers. Paper 25.