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

Noah Merhar

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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.

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Year: 2016

Program Number: R2016125

Author Affiliation: New England College of Optometry

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