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Rod-cone dystrophy

Rod-cone dystrophy is an umbrella term used to describe retinal conditions in which the rod-shaped photoreceptors, found mainly in the peripheral areas of the retina, degenerate ahead of the cone-shaped photoreceptors in the centre.

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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.

Best disease

Best disease, alternatively known as Best vitelliform macular dystrophy (BVMD), is an eye condition associated with progressive degeneration of the macula, which is responsible for colour perception and recognition of fine visual details in our central vision.