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Does gene therapy always have to be gene-specific?

Early 2020 marked an important milestone for the Retina UK community, when the first person with an inherited retinal condition received NHS treatment to potentially slow or even stop the progression of their sight loss.

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Therapy development updates

There are many ongoing clinical and laboratory studies around the world, exploring innovative approaches to treating inherited sight loss.

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Classic retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited eye condition that affects the photoreceptor cells responsible for capturing images from the visual field. These cells line the back of the eye in the region known as the retina.

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Regular giving

Giving a regular monthly or quarterly donation of any amount is a wonderful way to help Retina UK support the inherited sight loss community.