2020

What Are Your Genetics Saying About Your Vision?

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You can thank your family for a lot of good things including your incredibly good looks, your sense of humor, and your ability to dress without looking like a clown. There are some other things, however, that you may not want to thank your family for including genetic issues like genetic eye diseases like childhood blindness, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration.  1. Childhood Blindness According to studies, nearly 60% of all childhood blindness is caused by a genetic condition including atrophy of the optic nerve, congenital glaucoma, ocular malformations,  and retinitis pigmentosa.…

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