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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Retina degeneration : It is a combination of retinitis pigmentosa and severe hearing loss or total loss. Two types usher 1 and usher 2.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Sadly, usher syndrome is a combination of retinitis pigmentosa and hearing loss as an inherited problem. There are no known cures nor any real treatm ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
40 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No. : There is no cure but there is help for hearing loss, balance problems, vision, etc.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
No: She lost her hearing and eyesight from an acute illness as a child.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: 11 genetic loci (a segment of chromosome on which a certain gene is located) have been found to cause usher syndrome, and 9 genes have been pinpointed ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes I can: But I suggest wikipedia or google for a longer, better answer.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Congential syndrome: It is a syndrome commonly associated with sensorineural hearing loss and retinitis pigementosa. It can account for up to 50% of patients with both de ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Vision/hearing loss: Ushers syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disease that involves various degrees of vision loss in the form of retinitis pigmentosa & var ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing/vision loss: Progressive hearing loss to deafness, and progressive vision loss to partial blindness, with some tunnel vision and blind spots, which can be worsened ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Usher syndrome: Usher syndrome = condition in which there is hearing loss & retinitis pigmentosa.

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