While many degenerative diseases of the retina appear similar clinically, they are caused by hundreds of different mutations (errors in the genetic code). The severity and rate of progression of the disease varies in each individual. Some patients have severe visual disability at birth while some retain good vision late into their 50s and 60s. Categorizing this is very essential since this has a major impact on the patient’s life.

A complete eye examination is an important tool to help arrive at a clinical diagnosis. At CEGR, every patient undergoes a complete eye examination with state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities.