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Usher syndrome

Usher syndrome is an inherited condition that affects both hearing and vision. The symptoms of Usher syndrome consist of childhood-onset hearing loss, progressive vision loss caused by degeneration of the retina (retinitis pigmentosa), and sometimes balance problems.

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Charles Bonnet syndrome

Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) causes people who have lost a lot of sight to see things that aren’t real (hallucinations).

Research news roundup – innovation in 2022

Despite the knock-on effects of the pandemic, there’s been a lot going on this year in the world of research! Here are snapshots of a few stories that have appeared in the Research News section of our website in 2022.