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Any treatment for retinis pigmentosa; did I hear something about stem cells?

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Rohini Rao
General Practice
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In brief: Not yet

There is no treatment for retinitis pigmentosa as yet, although there is research into gene therapy, stem cells, and transplant therapy.
There is one rp mutation that was successfully treated by gene therapy in briard dogs, so there is hope!

In brief: Not yet

There is no treatment for retinitis pigmentosa as yet, although there is research into gene therapy, stem cells, and transplant therapy.
There is one rp mutation that was successfully treated by gene therapy in briard dogs, so there is hope!
Rohini Rao
Rohini Rao
Answer assisted by Rohini Rao, Medical Student
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