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What is stargardts macular distrophy?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Inherited

This is a condition, in several forms, which starts in early teen years and mostly progresses to complete loss of central macular function.
It is inherited and there is a strong family history. Fortunately it is quite rare. The peripheral vision is usually preserved so a seeing eye dog is rarely needed.

In brief: Inherited

This is a condition, in several forms, which starts in early teen years and mostly progresses to complete loss of central macular function.
It is inherited and there is a strong family history. Fortunately it is quite rare. The peripheral vision is usually preserved so a seeing eye dog is rarely needed.
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