CHALLENGES IN LOW VISION REHABILITATION: A RARE CASE OF UNILATERAL RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA AND CONTRALATERAL AMBLYOPIA

Title CHALLENGES IN LOW VISION REHABILITATION: A RARE CASE OF UNILATERAL RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA AND CONTRALATERAL AMBLYOPIA
Author, Co-Author Noah Merhar
Topic Residents Day
Year
2016
Day
Saturday
Program Number
R2016125
Room
Ballroom A-B
Affiliation
New England College of Optometry
Abstract

Patients with rare unilateral somatic Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) are typically asymptomatic.  This case presents with contralateral amblyopia, making management more challenging.  Optometric low vision rehabilitation and treatment are discussed for this atypical presentation.

Affiliation of Co-Authors
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