8 doctors weighed in:
Can albinism be cured?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Albinism is a genetic pigmentary disorder. The genetic defect that affects enzymes that are involving in pigment (melanin) production or distributive pathways.
With this condition, it is absolutely imperative to use sunscreen/block, sunglasses, and sun protective clothing to prevent uv induced damages.

In brief: No
Albinism is a genetic pigmentary disorder. The genetic defect that affects enzymes that are involving in pigment (melanin) production or distributive pathways.
With this condition, it is absolutely imperative to use sunscreen/block, sunglasses, and sun protective clothing to prevent uv induced damages.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Robert Stachler
I agree. Nice answer. People with This condition are more likely to develop skin cancers and need to see the doctor regularly for any changes theyU not be able to see on their own. Good luck. Feel better!
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
We have no current cure.
The only recommendations are protection of your eyes and skin from the sun.

In brief: No
We have no current cure.
The only recommendations are protection of your eyes and skin from the sun.
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Dr. Theodore Caspe
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Dr. Mila McManus
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Albinism is a genetic disorder that cannot be cured.
It's your genes that determine skin color, hair color, eye color, etc. Albinism is a genetic defect in the production of melanin which gives skin, eyes, and hair their color.

In brief: No
Albinism is a genetic disorder that cannot be cured.
It's your genes that determine skin color, hair color, eye color, etc. Albinism is a genetic defect in the production of melanin which gives skin, eyes, and hair their color.
Dr. Mila McManus
Dr. Mila McManus
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